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Memorial service at Angel of Hope Park set for Dec. 6 [UPDATED]

Published 9:59am Monday, December 3, 2012 Updated 12:02pm Monday, December 3, 2012

A candlelight remembrance service for families who have experienced the death of a child is planned at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Angel of Hope Park, at Adams Park in Fergus Falls.

Families are encouraged to bring a white flower and a candle to the service.

Jerry and Karen Ness will share the story of their son’s death at the Salvation Army following the remembrance service for people hurting following the death of a child.

Memorial cards are available from any committee member or at any of the local funeral homes. Families may contact committee members to get their loved one’s name on the pillars or to donate to the Angel of Hope Park.

For more information, contact Tim and Sandra Kenyon at 205-5185 or Betty and Allen Schroeder at 739-9545, or visit

Other committee members are Judy Schoon, Julie Nelson, Connie King and Lindy Dewey.


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