Daphne (Boe) Ferguson

September 17, 1928 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 93)


Funeral services for Daphne L. (Boe) Ferguson, 93, of Norfolk, will be Friday, October 22, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk. Reverend Jim Carretto will be officiating. The visitation will be Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Home for Funerals.

She entered into her Savior's loving arms on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services.

Daphne Ferguson, daughter of Albert and Gertrude (Knapp) Boe, was born September 17, 1928, in Norfolk, Nebraska.  She graduated from Norfolk Senior High and the Lutheran School of Nursing in Sioux City, IA, where she received an R.N degree.  Daphne was baptized into God’s family at birth and confirmed on June 1, 1941 at Christ Lutheran Church.  Her confirmation verse was “And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age” Matthew 28:20. She has been a member of Christ Lutheran Church all of her adult life participating in Braille and Ladies Circle.

On October 11, 1950, she married Donald Ferguson in Sioux City, IA, having two children.  Daphne worked as a registered nurse in hospitals on both the east and west coasts as her husband was in the navy.  Upon returning to Norfolk after the marriage ended, she worked at the Lutheran Hospital as an OB Supervisor and at the Valley View Nursing Home as Director of Nursing.  She worked the last 22 years of her career as a surveyor for the State of Nebraska, retiring in 1993.

Survivors include her daughter, Michele Ferguson of Omaha; her son, Patrick Ferguson and daughter-in-law, Vicki-lynn of Lakeland, MN; two step-grandchildren, Christian Toedt of St. Paul, MN and Cassi Toedt of Seattle, WA; her niece, Linda (Voecks) Anderson; and nephew, Roger Newman. 

She was proceeded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Eileen Newman of Harpersville, AL and Emogene Voecks of Pierce, NE.

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October 21, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Home for Funerals Chapel
708 Georgia Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Service
October 22, 2021

10:30 AM
Christ Lutheran Church (Norfolk)

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