Fern Reese passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2010 with her family at her side.
Fern was born at Ponoka, AB on April 12, 1916. She married Emrys W. Reese on February 16, 1938 at Ponoka. The family moved to BC in 1952. They resided at Maple Ridge, Fort St. John, Oyama and Salmon Arm. Emrys passed away at Salmon Arm in 1992. Fern moved to Vernon in 1993 where she became an avid hiker.
She leaves a son E. Wayne (Jean) Reese, Maple Ridge, and a daughter Carrol (Jack) Williamson, Oyama; six grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; sister Marjorie (Ron) Nattress of Lloydminster, AB, brother F. Rodney (Mernie) James of Okotoks, AB; many relatives, nieces and nephews.
Fern was predeceased by her parents Frank and Ina James, brothers Gordon, Allan and Earl, all of Ponoka, AB, brother Forest James of Vernon, BC and sister Myrtle of Delta, BC.
Cremation followed by a Memorial Service to be held at Vernon Funeral Home, 3007 – 28 Street, Vernon, BC. Rev. Karl Jansen officiating. No flowers by request.