Fern N. Norstrom, 72, of McPherson and formerly of Roxbury, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 surrounded by family at McPherson Hospital. She was a homemaker.

Fern was born on Jan. 31, 1944 in Lindsborg, the daughter of Roland E. and Della M. (Erickson) Johnson. She graduated from McPherson High School in 1962. On July 23, 1967, Fern was united in marriage to Kenneth D. Norstrom at the Roxbury Presbyterian Church.

She attended Roxbury United Parish.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Kenneth of the home; daughter, Brenda Becker and husband, Gene, of Wichita; grandson, Tyler Becker of Wichita; sister, Luella Johnson of McPherson; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, LeRoy and Jeanne Norstrom of McPherson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ronald Johnson.

The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Valley View Cemetery, Roxbury with the Rev. Nancy Modin officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to Roxbury United Parish in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut St., McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at http://stockhamfamily.com.