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Published January 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ferne T. Schill

Ferne T. Schill, age 92, of Hillsboro, ND, formerly of Lakota, ND, passed away on Thursday, January 17 2013 at Sanford Hillsboro Nursing Home.

Ferne was born June 22, 1920 in Milton, ND to Donald M. and Martha A. (McKay) McLeod. Ferne graduated from Mayville State Teachers College in 1942 and subsequently taught in several rural schools in Northeastern North Dakota. She married Elmer Schill on August 2, 1947 in Milton. After living in Clyde and Easby, ND, they moved to Lakota in 1952. Elmer passed away April 7, 1990. Ferne continued to live in Lakota until moving to Breckenridge, MN in 2002 and then to Hillsboro in 2007. Ferne was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lakota. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved spending her time playing cards, gardening, and attending her grandchildren's sporting events.

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