Fern Ella Harris

July 1, 1924 - Oct. 27, 2006

Fern Ella Harris died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at age 82. She was born July 1, 1924, the daughter of James and Clara (nee Janda) Finney.

Fern retired from JC Penney in 1984, and divided her time between Wisconsin, Nestor Falls, Ontario, and Pulaski, Tenn.

She is the beloved mother of Joy Schwert of Middleton and Terry (Sue) Harris of Pulaski and wonderful grandmother of Jared (Shannon) Schwert, Justin Schwert and Tesa and Katelin Harris. She is further survived by her sister, Opal Nardell of Mukwonago; brother, Roy (Barbara) Finney of Waterford; sisters-in-law, Mabel Finney (Eagle) and Janet Finney (Rhinelander); and nieces, nephews, many dear friends and neighbors.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Dick Schwert; and brothers, Jim, Bob and Bruce Finney.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Nov. 4, at at Mealy Funeral Home, 225 W. Main St., Waterford.

Memorials are suggested to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Checks can be made out the The Komen Foundation and mailed to: 5005 LBJ Fwy., Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244.

Mealy Funeral Home of Waterford is serving the family. For more information, call 534-2233 or visit online at www.mealyfuneralhome.com.