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Fern was born on February 10, 1914 and passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Fern was a resident of Gary, Indiana at the time of passing.

Fern attended public schools in St. Louis Chicago and Milwaukee. Fern received a Bachelors degree in Home Economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1937 and later a Masters in Anthropology from Indiana University.

Fern will be buried at Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at Ridgelawn Funeral Home 4201 W Ridge Road Gary IN 46408 Ph: 219-980-5555. Sunday November 27 visitation is from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Monday visitation is at 10:00 am service at 12:00 noon with burial immediately after.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Dunes Hospice LLC 4711 Evans Avenue Valparaiso Indiana 46383.