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 Ferne <I>Howell</I> Varcoe

Ferne Howell Varcoe

Birth
Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA
Death 16 Feb 2004 (aged 83)
Fort Jones, Calaveras County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 92769745 · View Source
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Ferne H. Varcoe 1920 ~ 2004

Ferne Howell Varcoe, beloved wife and mother, passed away March 17, 2004, of natural causes at home in Fort Jones, California, surrounded by her family.

She is survived by: her husband, Ellis E. Varcoe, Fort Jones, CA; Daughters Nancy (Francis) van Stiphout Dyke, Fort Jones, CA; Vicky (Tom) Roach, Sandy, UT; sister Essie Droubay, St. George, UT; and brother James (Bonnie) Howell, Dewey, AZ.

Ferne was born to Susanne and Alva Howell July 19, 1920, in Nephi, Utah. She married Ellis E. Varcoe, May 25, 1938, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ferne and Ellis retired and moved to make their home in Fort Jones, in 1987, where they enjoyed the wonderful Scott Valley.

Failing health necessitated a move to Atria Crosslands in Sandy Utah for the period 1999 to 2002 after which time they returned to Fort Jones, where Ferne was able to spend the last years of her life. Ferne was a remarkable wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many.

She will be remembered and loved by the many lives she touched, including nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions be made to: Madrone Hospice, 255 Collier Circle, Yreka, CA 96097, for the wonderful support they gave to Ferne and her family during their time of need.

Published in Deseret News on March 20, 2004


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 92769745
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