Minnie Maude Hern, 72, of 417 Pierce St., died Friday at a local hospital. She was born March 31, 1892 at Sherwood, Mich, and had been a resident of this community for the past 31 years and of California for 52 years. She was a member of the Taft Rebekah Lodge. Survivors are her husband, Harry H.; one son, Harley Fair of Morro Bay; a daughter Grace Hardeay of Sacramento; two brothers, Nate Ketcham of Taft, and Vernon Ketcham of Gladstone, Mich.; one sister, Berteen Egger, address unknown; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter; two nephews of Redondo Beach. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel. Members of Taft Rebekah Lodge will officiate. Glenn Miller of First Methodist Church will take part in the service. Burial will be at West Side District Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family wishes contributions to go to the cancer fund.