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Fern Kalar passed away at Lassen House on the 7th day of April, 2012.
She was born on July 2, 1915 in Brookdale, California. When she was 2 years old, her family moved to King City, where she attended the local schools. She enjoyed art and music, and played a clarinet in the high school band.
In 1931 she married Butch Kalar, and they raised two daughters. Fern was a good homemaker, she loved cooking, gardening and sewing, often making the girls clothes when they were little.
Fern was a girl scout leader, she enjoyed keeping the cooker jar filled for the girls and friends. After the girls grew up, Fern took many art classes and enjoyed oil painting.
She is survived by daughters Beverly Joan Donohue of Suffolk, VA., and Sandra Vegod of Red Bluff. Fern has 6 grandchildren, 5 great granddaughters, and 5 great great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from noon to 3pm at the Snug Harbor Mobilehome Recreation Room.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Elizabeth Hospice.
Published in Daily News on Apr. 11, 2012