Fern Morrill, 93 of Yuba City, CA passed away peacefully March 14, 2013 in Yuba City, CA. Born July 1, 1919 in Hewitt, Minnesota, the 1st of ten children, she was a resident of the Yuba-Sutter area for 75 years. She was the Office Manager for California Water Service in Marysville for 36 years.
Fern is survived by her sister Ida Philpott of Yuba City, sons Richard Ward (Sandy) of Sutter & Douglas Ward (Susie) of Yuba City, stepson John Morrill (Juli) of Rio Vista, 5 grandchildren, Alan Ward of Yuba City, Jessica Morrill of Paso Robles, CA, Justin Bass of Sacramento, CA, Stephanie Rose of Stockton, CA, Erica Harris of Eureka, CA, 13 great- grandchildren & many nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her Husband Robert Morrill and first husband Gene Ward, a grandson Michael Ward, parents Henry and Mary Noreen, twin sister Freda Monnot, brothers Harold, Edward, and Jim Noreen, sisters Della Wanik, Edith Beeler, Phyllis Hall, Elisabeth Noreen. A graveside service will be held Thursday, March 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutter Cemetery in Sutter, CA.
Published in Appeal Democrat from Mar. 16 to Mar. 18, 2013