Site Navigation Menu Navigation
X Close

Fern Wilson Penn

January 10, 1919 - November 18, 2016

Fern passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family and friends.  She was 97 years of age. Born in Colorado, at a young age she and her family moved to Pasadena, California. While attending Pasadena College she met and married Daniel Penn.  Fern was a loving and devoted wife and mother.

October 3, 2016, Daniel and Fern celebrated 75 wonderful years of marriage.  In early 1970 the Penn’s moved to Oregon where they have lived happily for the past 46 years.

Fern was loved by everyone who knew her.  She was known and loved for her twinkling eyes, bright smile and ready laughter.  Fern spent much of her life working with and teaching children as a Nazarene Minister’s wife, a public-school teacher and a Director of various Preschools.

Fern is survived by her husband, Daniel, 2 sons; Dale and his wife Debi; Daniel; 3 grandchildren; Tracy, her husband Don, Dale, his wife Samantha, Bryan, his wife Katie and 2 great grandchildren; Brooke and Abigail.

A memorial service will be held 2 pm Tuesday. November 29, 2016 at Salem First Church of the Nazarene, 1550 Market Street NE, Salem, Oregon.  Assisting is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.

Sign The Guest Book

Add your condolences, memories, photo, or prayers in the area below. Thank you for sharing.

After submitting your guest book entry, it will undergo a brief review by the Virgil T. Golden staff to ensure that it's not spam and it's appropriate for the context of this obituary. Once this review is complete, your obituary will be posted publicly on this page.

Guest Book Entries

There are currently no guest book entries available.