Ferne Catherine Deibel
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Ferne Catherine Deibel
  • July 27, 1923 - January 5, 2017
  • Jennings, Missouri

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Deibel, Ferne C. 93 years young, passed away Jan. 5, 2017 in Lake Ozark, MO, where she had been a resident of Lakeside Meadows Senior Living Community, Osage Beach, MO.

Ferne was a lifelong resident of Jennings, MO and was preceded in death by her parents, Charles F. Deibel and Viola R. Deibel, and her loving partner in life, Arthur L. Oertel of St. Louis, MO.

Ferne was born July 27, 1923 in St. Louis, MO. Ferne graduated from Jennings High School, June 12, 1941. She worked and retired from the Federal
Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO. Ferne was extremely artistic and enjoyed drawing and painting and was an avid sports fan enjoying years of playing softball with her sister and friends, golfing, bowling and tennis. Ferne enjoyed many trips to Vegas with Arthur.

She will always be remembered for her wit and heart of gold. Her favorite charity was the ASPCA.

Ferne is survived by her sister, Violet G. McGinty; nephews Charles T. McGinty and sons Shaswn and Brian. Nephew and wife Patrick and Marjorie McGinty and children Sarah, Megan, Valerie and Mark.

Ferne was a wonderful sister and loving aunt and will be sorely missed and forever cherished.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the ASPCA. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Kriegshauser Mortuary, St. Louis, MO.