Florence Ruth Ferguson, 99, Albert Lea

Published 10:33 am Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Florence Ruth Ferguson, 99, died Monday, July 16, 2012, at Good Samaritan Center.

Florence R. Ferguson

Florence was born May 13, 1913, in Claremont, Minn. to Franklin and Lucy (Chubbic) Dennis. On Nov. 24, 1933, Florence was united in marriage to Ross Ferguson. The couple lived on a farm in Newry Township where Florence enjoyed being a homemaker and helping out on the farm. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Geneva and later in Blooming Prairie, Minn. After Ross’ death, Florence moved to Albert Lea, Minn. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting, gardening, and reading. Florence enjoyed many winters in Arizona, traveling and time spent with her family. Blessed be her memory.

Survivors include her sons, David Ferguson of Austin, Minn., Owen (Lorraine) Ferguson of Blooming Prairie, Phillip (Linda) Ferguson of Rochester, Minn.; daughters, Norma (Bill) Johnson of Centennial, Colo. and Carol (Ward) Voorhees of Morris, Minn.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Edith Cyson of Albert Lea.

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Florence was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ross; five sisters; and seven brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 20, 2012, at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at Geneva Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com