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Fern H. Carey
Died: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Fern. H. Carey, 99 went to glory to be with her Lord on October 27,2010 at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care in St. Ignace., where she was a resident for the past 6 years.  Her goal was to make 100, but she came short by 5 months.  She was very alert  until the past  few  months.

Fern was born March 12,1911 in Sandtown, MI to William & Ella  (Williams) Buehlow.  She had 5 brothers, Albert, Louie, Floyd, Walter, Victor and 2 sisters, Emme Stampfler and Hazel Pomeroy, all  preceeded her in death.  She married Lial Carey on November 23,1936, and they had one son, Wayne and a daughter, Susan, and they are also deceased. She had a big hand in raising Susan.

Fern and Lial lived in many different areas according to the work Lial could get. They eventualy settled in Wyoming, MI. after he got a steady job in a foundary.  She also worked many jobs, a Nanny, Waitress, Clerk, Cook, and was also as "Rosie the Riviter" during WWll at a defense plant.

She loved to read, cook, garden, camp, play bingo, cards, and other games.  She was good at all of it.

Fern is survived by her daughter in law, Nancy Carey and her family of Wyoming,MI. also many neices and nephews, great and great-great and a few great-great-great neices and nephews, mostly in the UP.  She has lived a long and friutful life and will be missed by many.

At her request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 6 at 11 am at the St. Ignace United Methodist Church with Pastor  Erik Alsgaard officiating.  Visitation will be from 10 am to service time at the church.  A lunch will follow in the church hall. Her burial will take place in Forest Home Cemetery in Newberry.

Dodson Funeral Home handled arrangements.
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