1923 - 2016

Fern E. Stadsholt, 93, of Green Valley, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at the Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Fern was born Jan. 6, 1923, to Henry and Alice Fletcher Tackman in Happy, Okla. She married John Frederick Stadsholt in Keokuk, Iowa. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1986.

Fern is survived by her children, Frederick (Brenda) Stadsholt of Havana, Susan (Kevin) Kemper of Green Valley and Randy (Lori) Stadsholt of Green Valley; sons-in-law, Gene Schmidgall and Fred Rademacker; and her sister, Betty (Jim Stacey) Carnduff of New Holland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; brother, Kenneth Francis; son, John Henry Stadsholt; daughters, Barbara Rademacker and Frances Kay Schmidgall; and grandson, John Lawrence Stadsholt.

Fern was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Mason City, a retired farmer and farmer’s wife, and a Sunday school teacher for 50 years. She took pride and joy in her family, faith, God and her church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Assembly of God Church in Mason City. The Rev. James Sprinkel will officiate. Burial will follow at the Mason City Cemetery.

A visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday night at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Assembly of God Church.

To offer condolences online, visit www.hurleyfh.com.