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Fern Sowder, age 92 of Salem, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 12:03 pm, in Salem Crossing.

Born July 24, 1928, in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Bessie Norton.

She was a retired employee of the old Smith Cabinet Manufacturing Company in Salem, a graduate of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky High School, loved country music, and was an avid Quilter.

On April 6, 1946, she married Howard Sowder, who passed away on October 27, 1993.

Survivors include 3 Daughters: Reda (Perry) Alexander of Salem, Judy (Charlie) Nicley of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky and Janet (Dave Sebastian) Bowling of Salem; 2 Sons: Vernon (Jenny) Sowder of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky and Randall (Scarlet) Sowder of Salem; 2 Brothers: Kent Sowder of LaGrange, Kentucky and Jerome (Barbara) Cox of Honolulu, Hawaii; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service: 2:00 pm Tuesday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Minister Annetta Rosenburg officiating.

Visitation: 11 am until the time of the service on Tuesday.
Interment at Winslow Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions to:
Winslow Cemetery Fund
C/O Rhonda & Lester Sowder
3713 North Glen Miller Road
Salem, Indiana 47167