Fern Schorg, 90, of Remsen, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Fern was born June 24, 1922 at rural Germantown, the daughter of Bruard and Elfreda (Peters) Straub. Fern was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church.
On April 27, 1947, she married Lyle Schorg and they moved to a farm southeast of Remsen where they lived for 36 years. They were blessed with three children, Ronald, Kathleen and Gerald.
Due to Lyle's health they moved into Remsen in 1983. Lyle died in 1991. Fern continued to live in their home.
Fern was a member of Christ Lutheran Church LCMS in Remsen.
She loved to cook, bake, fish, grow flowers, gardening, playing pinochle and she also loved the farm. She loved her children and grandchildren, her church family.
Survivors include: her children, Ron (Carol) Schorg, of Bettendorf, Kathy (Pat) Boever, of Le Mars, Gerald (Jolene), of Remsen; 12 grandchildren, Alec, Will, Joel, Justin, Ryan and Sarah Schorg, Justin, Jordan, Leah and Lora Reznikov, Scott and Shannon Boever; eight great-grandchildren; her sister, Leola (Vernon) Meyer, of Paullina; a nephew, David (Jan) Meyer, of Granville, and their two children Mike and Janelle; and a nephew-in-law, Paul Tuttle and his son, Brian.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and one niece, Laurie Tuttle.
Funeral service will be Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church LCMS in Remsen, with the Rev. Dennis Martens officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery rural Marcus. Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume from 9 a.m. until service time at the church Saturday. Casketbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary bearers will be her granddaughters.
Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.