Ardella Ferrell, 70, of Idyllwild, died at her home on Thursday, July 12, 2001.

Mrs. Ferrell was born Jan. 5, 1931, in Max, N.D.

She was a secretary for 18 years and was last employed at Hemet Hearing Aid Service.

Mrs. Ferrell was a loving wife and mother, a homemaker and a gardener. She enjoyed traveling, animals and cooking.

Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at St. Hugh Lincoln Episcopal Church in Idyllwild. The reverends Jerry Reynolds and Tom Johnson will officiate.

Inurnment will be private. McWane Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Ferrell is survived by her husband, James; a daughter, Tresia Hardy of Coos Bay, Ore.; and two brothers, Virgil Dinga and Albert Dinga, both of Minot, N.D. She was preceded in death by her daughter Diane.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Ferrell’s name may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 191 S. Columbia, Hemet, CA 92544 or to Salvation Army, 1779 E. Florida Ave., Hemet, CA 92544.