- March 7, 1923 - March 17, 2017
- Kalamazoo, Michigan
of Fern's Passing
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“We were friends for many years, I will miss her. Now she can play cards with Ray and Berkley.
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Fern was born on March 7, 1923 and passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017.
Fern was a resident of Kalamazoo, Michigan at the time of her passing.
She attended Marshall High School, and it was here that she met her sweetheart and future husband, Raymond H. Chapman - thanks to her mother.
The country was in the midst of World War II and Ray joined the Navy, with Ray heading for the Philippines, where he bravely served with the Seabees.
Friends may visit with Fern's family on Wednesday, March 22nd from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 9420 Portage Road, where a service to celebrate Fern's life will begin at 11:00AM Wednesday with Pastor Joan Herbon officiating. A private burial will take place on Thursday in Fort Custer National Cemetery. Please visit Fern's memory page at www.langelands.com **MEMORIALS** Lord of Life Lutheran Church 9420 Portage Rd. Portage, MI 49002 269-327-6565 www.lutheransonline.com Visitation MAR 22. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Lord of Life Lutheran Church 9420 Portage Rd. Portage, MI, US, 49002 Celebration of Life and Luncheon MAR 22. 11:00 AM Lord of Life Lutheran Church 9420 Portage Rd. Portage, MI, US, 49002 Celebration of Life and Luncheon begins.