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Fern M. Ammerman

December 23, 2012
The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE, Mich. - Fern Margaret Ammerman, 82, formerly of Negaunee, died at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, at the Norlite Nursing Center where she had resided since July, 2010.

Fern was born December 28, 1929, in Detroit to Gordon and Marion (Anderson) Campbell, where she graduated from high school. With Fern managing the business, she and her husband owned and operated a furniture and carpet cleaning business. They moved to Negaunee from Howell in 1996.

Mrs. Ammerman enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was an animal lover, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are her son, Mark (Jaunine) Ammerman of Negaunee Township; daughter, Rene M. (Gottfried) Beseler of Gwinn; 6 grandchildren: Ethan, Lindsey, Josh, Shawn, Jason and Amanda; and numerous cousins. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 64 years, Roy Quinten Ammerman on November 25, 2012; and a son, Roy Ammerman, Jr.

Honoring Fern's wishes, no public services will be held. Interment will take place in the Howell Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the Norlite Nursing Center for their compassionate care of both Fern and Roy.

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