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Fern M. Schubert - 94

7/1/1926 - 8/14/2020

Clinton, Iowa

     Fern M. Schubert age 94 of Clinton, passed away Friday Aug. 14, 2020 at The Alverno Health Care Facility. Public visitation will be held Wednesday Aug. 19th 5 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home.  Private family services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday Aug. 20th at the Pape Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.  Casket bearers will be her grandchildren, Todd Adams, Randy and Brad McDermott, Ryne, Chris, and Lindy Schubert.  Memorials may be given to the Mercy Auxiliary.  Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com

 

     Fern was born on July 1, 1926 in Clinton, the oldest of 18 siblings to Gerhardt and Rebecca (Piper) Clausen.  She married Donald Schubert on Nov. 26, 1945 in Clinton; he died in 2002.  She worked as a telephone operator and was a teller at 1st Gateway Credit Union.  She was a member of Community Congregational Church UCC, where she taught Bible school and Sunday school.  Fern was involved with the Horace Mann PTA, the Mercy Auxiliary, and enjoyed knitting and crocheting, and traveling with her husband, Donald.  She was an avid Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeye fan.

 

     Fern is survived by her four children, Marla (David) Conkey of Clinton, Sandra (partner-Danny Thomas) McDermott of Davenport, Raymond (Susi) Schubert of Farmington, MO, and Keith (Susie) Schubert of Clinton; 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Thomas (Bonnie) Clausen of Leander, TX.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 9 brothers and 7 sisters.

Visitation:

Public visitation will be held Wednesday Aug. 19th 5 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home.

Service:

Private family services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday Aug. 20th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

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