Karlene Ferguson, 91, of Springfield, died at 4:12 am, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born October 24, 1923 in Kewanee, to Albert and Hazel Greenway Ainley. She married William H. Ferguson, Jr. on December 24, 1951 and he survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Linda (Wayne) Morrison of Springfield, Melody Ferguson of Springfield and Cindy (John) Bronner of San Jose, CA; three sons, Terry (Sandra) Nuding of Rochester, Michael Nuding of New Berlin and Dennis Ferguson of Springfield; eleven grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchild; three great great grandchildren; one sister, Jewel Sutherland of Wyanet; one brother John (Becky) Ainley of Tennessee and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Jerry, Albert and Dick Ainley and two sisters, Beverly Marbut and Faith Schwigen.
She owned and operated Karlene’s Kut and Kurl. She was involved with SPARC and loved doing crafts.
Visitation: 10 am – 11:30 am, Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:30 am, Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Martha Bradley officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.