Anna Ahrens Fernandez, 80, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at Effingham County Hospital.
She is survived by her children, Maria Parker (Pastor Doug), Pastor Al Fernandez (Tammy) and Kim Palmer; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Ms. Anna served 30 years as the food service manager at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal, Ill. She was a long-time resident of Bloomington, Ill., where she attended Trinity Lutheran Church and Calvary Baptist Church. Most recently she attended Silver Hill Methodist Church in Clyo.
Visitation was held Sunday, Jan. 6, at Laurel Hill Lutheran Church. Funeral services followed at 3 p.m. Interment was in the Laurel Hill Lutheran Church Cemetery.