The Ottumwa Courier

November 17, 2012

Fern Grant, 104, Bloomfield


BLOOMFIELD — Fern Grant, 104, of Bloomfield, formerly of Fairfield, died Nov. 15, 2012, at the Bloomfield Care Center. 

She was born Sept. 2, 1908, near Bloomfield to Hardy and Hettie Kratzer Richardson. She married Glenn Grant on May 14, 1927, in Bloomfield. He preceded her in death Sept. 9, 1981. 

Fern was a homemaker and worked for the Fairfield School District for several years.

She is survived by two grandsons, Perry Grant of La Claire and Pat Grant of Fulton, Md.; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, William “Bill” Grant; a brother, Glen Richardson; and a sister, Belle Prevo.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield; with Pastor DeWayne Lawson officiating. Burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. 

Visitation will be two hours prior to the time of service Monday at the funeral home. 

A memorial has been established to the Bloomfield Care Center and may be mailed to Bloomfield Care Center, 800 N. Davis St., Bloomfield, Iowa 52537. 

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