Fern E. (Close) Anderson, 90

Fern E. (Close) Anderson, a resident of Brooklyn Center, formerly of Swanville, went to the Lord Aug. 16, 2012.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, at 4 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Church of the Nazarene, 501 73rd Ave. N., Brooklyn Center. A reception will follow at the church.

Fern was a loving mother and gentle soul and always held Christ as her hope.

She was loved and will be dearly missed by her children, Steven (Theresa), Wayne (Nancy) and Carol (Cal) Baerg; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Lois Sauter.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold, and infant son, Larry Allen.