Carmen L. Ferguson
Carmen L Ferguson, 96, was called home to paradise on November 23, 2020.
Born to Charlie and Orpha Ensign July 13,1924 she had many adventurous tales of her childhood life in a Mason County logging camp.
The family settled in Bremerton where she graduated from Bremerton High, then received a registered nursing degree working 35 years to retirement at age 62 in Labor and Delivery at Harrison hospital in Bremerton. Carmen loved her work, it was common occurrence on her day off to be called to assist with deliveries of family or friends. She is remembered as " Top Notch" nurse in the delivery room.
An avid sports fan she faithfully supported her grand and great grand children's sports activities from T-ball, soccer, baseball, horse show competitions and her beloved Seahawks. GO HAWKS! A zest for life she enjoyed swimming, fishing, road trips down the west coast,sailing the San Juans', visiting remote Alaska ,Hawaii, Scotland and Ireland.
Carmen was preceded in death by husband Lyle J Ferguson, daughters Terri Shelton and Christine Kerr. She is survived by one daughter Becky Ferguson of Alaska, 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, many adored nieces and nephews grand and great.
A special note of gratitude for the loving, compassionate, totally committed care and respect Carmen received by those in her neighborhood at the Retsil VA Nursing Home in Port Orchard.
No services are being held.
Published in Kitsap Sun from Jan. 8 to Jan. 12, 2021.