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Ferne Cimbura

October 13, 1922 — May 10, 2009

Ferne Cimbura, 86, of Breckenridge , MN , died May 10, 2009 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo , ND .

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Breckenridge with Pastor Mark Manning officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 12, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery , Wahpeton, ND.

Ferne was born October 13, 1922 at Kathryn , ND , the daughter of William and Hattie (Stahl) Anderson. She later moved to Breckenridge , MN and graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1940. Following graduation she worked for Dr. Lee McMahon in Breckenridge and Lieber’s Ready to Wear in Wahpeton, ND.

On September 21, 1943 Ferne was married to Raymond C. Cimbura. They lived in Breckenridge all their married life except two years in Moorhead , MN . Ferne worked at the Breckenridge Clinic and for Drs. Brudvik and Rasmussen dental office.

Prior to Ray’s illness, Ferne loved to dance, fish, help Ray with the garden produce and entertain friends at home. Ray preceded her in death on March 2, 1992.

Ferne’s first concern was always for her family. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed watching sports, especially basketball, doing needlework, reading and baking cookies. Ferne was a member of Breckenridge Lutheran Church , Eagles Aerie #2749 Auxiliary, the Breckenridge All School Reunion Committee and the local group of Railroad Retirees.

Ferne is survived by: Her daughters: Eldean and Larry Johnson, Maple Grove, MN and Annette and Gordy Krupke, New London, MN; Her son: Tim Cimbura, Breckenridge, MN; Her two grandchildren: Brett and Kevin Krupke; Her sister-in-law: Helen Cimbura, Wahpeton, ND; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: William and Hattie Anderson; and her husband: Raymond Cimbura.

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