Fern M. Ingold

Fern M. Ingold

Fern went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Alamo Nursing Home in Kalamazoo, MI.

She was born December 2, 1918 in Otsego the daughter of Raymond and Ruth (St. Martin ) Newton. Fern was a Wayland High School graduate and went to Nazareth School of Nursing to become a Registered Nurse. On November 8, 1942 in Wayland she married Donald Ingold. Fern had lived in Kalamazoo and Galesburg and had worked at the VA Hospital in Battle Creek as a RN until her retirement in 1984.

In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, doing flower arrangements and cooking, especially her famous mac and cheese. Fern had a good sense of humor and could use her quick wit to make you laugh and to bring a smile to your day.

Most of all she loved her 6 children who survive, Alfred Ingold, Julie LeMahieu, Russell Ingold, Merle (Kim) Ingold, Mary (Byron) Graham and Donna (Ricky) Robbins; 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, June Farnum and Imogene Wentland; daughter-in-law, Jan Ingold, grandson, Cody Robbins and great-granddaughter, Taryn Rambadt.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Fern’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Alamo Community Congregational Church until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Don Boss officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Fern may be made to the Alamo Community Congregational Church.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Tammy Merrill Bailey says:

    My sincere condolences to the entire Ingold family. What a great blessing to have had your mother for 98 years! Enjoy the memories!

  2. Linda Cole says:

    My condolences to the Ingold family. What a blessing to have your mother with you 98 years. Enjoy the memories!.God be with her now.
    Linda Cole

  3. Penny Browning says:

    Russ and Kim, so sorry about loss of your mom.

  4. Carla Counterman says:

    Merle and Kim so sorry for the loss of your mom Merle.To all the rest of the Ingold family my thoughts and prayers are with you, She had a long life. R.I.P

  5. David Boulter says:

    Dear family members of Fern.
    We knew Fern when she shared a room with our mother at Alamo. We talked with her on many occasions and she was a nice lady. We are so sorry for your loss.
    David and Carol Boulter

  6. Dwight Blodgett says:

    Merle, please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your mother. As long as you keep her in your heart, she’ll always be with you.

  7. Judi says:

    I miss Fern so much. Every Monday morning she got her hair done at the nursing home beauty shop. We’d sing old songs together and she always had a good story to tell. We often said The Lord’s Prayer and prayed together. Shes truly missed but we all know where she is now and that she’s at peace.

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