Fern L. Waite, 93, of Prosser died Friday at Sheffield Manor. Mrs. Waite was born in Plummer, Idaho, and grew up in Kooskia, Idaho. She began her teaching career in Genesee, Idaho, where she taught fifth grade. She taught for 27 years, mostly first grade. She also lived in Oregon and Yuma, Ariz., before settling in Prosser in 1999.
Survivors include two sons, Loyd Waite of Prosser and Lyle Waite; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Grandview. Arrangements are by Prosser Funeral Home.