Ferne Caroline Svendsen Rouse Pierce, mother of Richard Rouse (spouse of Beth Lewis, president and CEO of 1517 Media), was born December 13, 1922 in Earlville, IL. She died peacefully on July 17, 2017 in Solvang, CA. She was 94 years old.
A memorial service, followed by refreshments, will be held on Friday, September 22 at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Earlville, IL. Address: 415 S. East St., Earlville.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Northlake Lutheran Church, 6620 NE 185th St., Kenmore, WA 98028 where Ferne was an active member for fifty years, serving on the altar guild, in Bible study circles, and as a quilter. A woman of faith, she now rests in the loving arms of God.