Fern L. Yon
Fern L. Yon, 103, Grand Forks, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Tufte Manor, Grand Forks.
Fern Lavina Huset, the daughter of Oscar and Freda (Lohse) Huset was born on April 5, 1915 in Elbow Lake, Minnesota. She was raised and educated in Strandquist, Minnesota. Fern continued her education at St. Luke's Hospital in Fargo where she completed her training to become a registered nurse. She was employed as an RN in Walker and Warren, Minnesota but spent most of her career as a nurse at the Pioneer Rest Home in Bathgate, ND.
Fern married Arthur Yon on December 4, 1937 in Oslo, MN. They made their home in Strandquist, MN and later Bathgate, ND, where they lived for 48 years. In 1993 they moved to Grand Forks. Arthur Yon died April 17, 2001
Fern is survived by her children, Chester (Joanne) Yon, Fountain Hills, AZ, and Kathy (Richard) Ramsay, Grand Forks, ND; grandchildren, Pam Galloway, Penny (Bob) Nemgar, Bill (Tami) Yon, Mark (Mary Jo) Ramsay, Joan (Tom) Lano, and Julie (Mark) Malmanger; 17 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren; sister Grace Kensley of Medford, Oregon; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends Suzanne Widdell and Bella. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, Chester Huset, and two sisters, Doris Hartshorn and Lilis Atkerson.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Amundson Funeral Home, 2975 S. 42nd St., Grand Forks with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Forest River Cemetery, Forest River, ND. Online guestbook is available at www.amundsonfuneralhome.com.