Fern Anderson, age
90 of Chesterton, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.
She was born on
February 2, 1925, in Furnessville, IN, to Martin W. Nicholson and Delia
Grieger-Nicholson, both of whom preceded her in death.
In 1947 at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, she married Reginald Anderson, who preceded her
She is survived by
her daughters: Gail (Ron) Ludwig of Chesterton, Susan (Delbert) Hall of
Chesterton and Patricia (Albert) Jackson of Chesterton, five grandchildren:
Phillip (Brenda) Renaldo of West Lafayette, IN, Laura Renaldo of Chicago,
IL, Michael (Melissa) Hall of Chesterton, Amanda (Jacob) Huseman of
Chesterton and Ellen Jackson of Chesterton, and four great-grandchildren:
Elizabeth and Anthony Renaldo of West Lafayette, IN, and Riley and Hannah
Hall of Chesterton.
She is also
preceded in death by her son-in-law, Anthony Renaldo, her brothers, Edwin
Nicholson and Glenn Nicholson and her sisters-in-law Ruth Nicholson and Lois
Fern was known and
admired for her wonderful baking, especially her rolls and pies. She grew up
on a dairy farm. She enjoyed reading, loved learning and school and enjoyed
flower arranging and fishing. She was an avid Cubs fan and was also a trivia
expert. She was a loving mother who took pleasure in creating a comfortable
home for her family.
will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 11 a.m., at Bethlehem Lutheran
Church, 2050 West 1100 North, Chesterton, with a visitation at the church
from 10 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Erik Grayvold will be officiating
the funeral service. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will
receive friends on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home,
525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton.
Memorials may be
given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church Building Fund or Westchester Meals c/o
St. Johns United Church, 225 West Lincoln Ave., Chesterton.
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