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Altena M. Ferman departed this life on Friday, June 30, 2017 in the
Hospice Care Center at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky, following a short illness. Altena was born May 20, 1924, in the Alcalde Community, to parents Rufus B. and Lily (Meece) Mounce. Altena was raised by her Grandparents, Fountain and Martha (Waddle) Meece.
Altena was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Lily Mounce and her Grandparents, Fountain and Martha Meece. Altena is survived by cousins, friends, neighbors, and an extended church fellowship.
Altena was a charter member of Immanuel Church where she taught Sunday School over 40 years. Altena also played the guitar, the piano, and organ. She wrote children's books, loved traveling, and for the past couple of years, took painting classes. Altena loved life, her family, her friends, and would stop everything to entertain the many children in her life with her stories, music, and outdoor adventures.
Altena began her career in accounting in November 1956, at Somerset
City Hospital. She later became Accounting Manager at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, until her retirement in 2005, after serving the healthcare community for 49 years.
Visitation for Altena Ferman will be held at 10:00AM on Monday, July 3, 2017. The funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, at Somerset Undertaking Company, with Bro. Don Jones officiating. Burial will be at Somerset Cemetery.
You are welcome to sign the online register book and send condolences to the family at www.somersetundertaking.com
Somerset Undertaking Company is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on July 1, 2017
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