Fern Irene Wilson


Fern Irene Wilson
Sept. 3, 1920 - Dec. 4, 2011

Fern Irene Wilson 91, longtime Milton Freewater resident passed away Dec. 4, 2011 in Gresham, OR where she had resided for the past three years. No service is scheduled at this time; one is planned for the spring of 2012 in Milton-Freewater, OR. Fern was born to Newt and Grace Beeman Sasser in Joseph, OR Sept. 3, 1920. She moved with her family to Milton-Freewater in 1932 and attended the Walla Walla River School at the Forks. Fern enjoyed spending time with her family always taking care of those who needed her anytime. She was an avid reader until she lost her sight but kept up on current events through the news. She married William Wilson in March 1937 in Walla Walla, WA.

Fern is survived by daughters Eula Winterbottom, Billie K. Roberts and Sally Dufloth, a brother Jim Sasser, 16 grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, three daughters, three sisters, four brothers and her parents.


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