Fern J. Schulz was born November 6, 1924, at Platte, SD to Carl and Agnes (Kubal) Schulz. She grew up and attended school at Platte. She was employed in the St. Joseph Hospital kitchen in Mitchell for many years and the Brady Memorial Home kitchen. She had been a member of the First United Methodist Church and later Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell.
She is survived by one brother, Duane Schulz and wife, Sandra of Fulton and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Robert.