Fern Cameron, 1934-2015

Published 9:25 am Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Funeral services for Fern Cameron will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. The Revs. James Kassera and Darrell Bakke will officiate. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Fern Cameron

Fern Cameron

Fern died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Community.

Fern Catherine Cameron was born Nov. 1, 1934, the daughter of Edward H.F. and Viola Fern (Lamaack) Mielke. She grew up and went to school in Albert Lea.

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On Nov. 17, 1951, Fern was united in marriage to James Cameron at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Fern worked as a waitress at Hotel Albert and other locations around the area. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and the Eagles Lodge. Fern enjoyed gardening, needle point, crossword puzzles and she was an avid reader.

Survivors include her children Marchelle (Sheila) Hoenisch, Butch (Wandany) Cameron, Neil (Geneva) Cameron and Brad Cameron; 10 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brother, Vernon Mielke; brothers-in-law Dick Cameron and Don Metcalfe; sister-in-law, Rossi Cameron; stepbrothers and stepsisters Robert Bartz, Vernal Bartz Jr., Ruth Peterson and Marcia Carlson; and several nieces and nephews.

Fern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James; sons James and Michael Cameron; grandson, Josh Hoenisch; sister, Joyce Metcalfe; brother, Virg Mielke; and two nephews.

Fern’s family would like to thank the staff of 2nd North at St. John’s Lutheran Community for their exceptional care.