December 19, 1943 ~ July 19, 2020
Born in: Pueblo, CO
Resided in: Pueblo, CO
Elva Lou “Effie” Fern, 76, passed away July 19, 2020. Survived by mother, Berna Rizer; brother, Jim Rizer; sons, David Fern (Debbie Huff) and Jerry Fern; grandchildren, Ethan Yarberry, Donna and Roy Fern; and nieces and nephews, Jeff Murray, Adrinne Hobbs and Alexandria Romero. Preceded in death by father, Ed Rizer; and brother, George Rizer. Effie was born to Ed and Berna Rizer on Dec. 19, 1943, in Pueblo. She was a 911 Dispatcher and Animal Control Officer and enjoyed knitting, RV traveling, shooting, hunting and fishing. Effie was a member of the Pueblo Humane Society, Pueblo Historical Society, RVing Women and numerous other groups. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of her life, 1 p.m. Saturday Aug. 8, 2020, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with livestreaming available on her obituary page at www.MontgomerySteward.com. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Pueblo Historical Society, 203 W B St, Pueblo, CO 81003 or the Pueblo Humane Society, 4600 Eagleridge Pl, Pueblo, CO 81008.