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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.

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