Fern L. Wilcoxson, 81, of Auburn, died Friday Sept., 17, 2021 at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn. Fern was born July 6, 1940 in Auburn, a daughter of the late Ralph and Martha Humbert. Fern had worked at Fort Wayne Public Library, WGL Radio, Area III Council on Aging and Wendy’s. She was a member of Auburn Church of Christ. Fern also was a member of the Auburn Homemakers Club for 30 years and was also a volunteer at Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. Fern is survived by her husband, Kenneth L. Wilcoxson of Auburn; sons, Brian (Romona) Wilcoxson of Fort Wayne, Mark (Lora) Wilcoxson of Kendallville and Cory (Steve Rump) of Noblesville; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Tosch; sisters, Irene Dietrich, Mable Eldridge, Wanita Hisey and Wilma Sherck. A funeral service for Fern will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday September 22, 2021 with visitation one hour prior at Auburn Church of Christ 208 W. 18th Street, Auburn. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 pm and 6- 8 p.m. at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn. Rev. Andy Grimes will be officiating. Burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. Memorial donations may be made to Auburn Church of Christ, Alzheimer’s Association or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.
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