Fern Dyson, 99, died January 17, 2014, at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. She was born November 7, 1914, in a log cabin in the timber near Gretter School, to Charles Mason and Ada Marshall Hanchett. A Funeral Service was Monday January 20 at 11:00 a.m. at English River Church of the Brethren in South English. Burial was at English River Brethren Cemetery, South English. Visitation was Sunday at Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney. A Memorial Fund has been established.