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Fern C. Doolan, 87

Fern C. Doolan, 87, of Somerset, Wis., died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010.

Fern was born March 10, 1922, in Shell Lake, Wis., to Charlie and Christine Bjorklund.

Preceded in death by her husband, Leo, and three brothers, Oliver, Reynold, and Rupert.

Survived by her children, Christine (Robert) Ottosen of Shell Lake, William (Karen) Doolan of Viroqua, Wis., Patricia (Joe) Grothe of Seattle, Wash., Charles (Monica) Doolan of New Richmond, Mary Carroll, of Somerset, Robert (Lona) Doolan of Minneapolis, Minn.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 139 Church Hill Road, Somerset. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass at the church. Memorials preferred to the Interface Volunteers, 516 2nd St., Ste. 214, Hudson, WI 54016.

The family of Fern Doolan would like to thank the Interface Volunteer drivers from the Department of Aging of St. Croix County, Dr. Warden and the staff of Davita, Stillwater, and the hospice staff at Boutwell's Landing for the care and comfort you provided to our mother.

Simonet Funeral Home is handling the arrangements, 651-439-7770.