Sean M. Ferguson, 45, formerly of Catlin, passed away (July 14, 2019), in Switzerland. He had made his current home in Therwil, Switzerland.
Sean was born January 17, 1974, in Danville, to Harry & Brenda Goldsmith Ferguson. He married Alexandra Aerni August 25, 2000 in Danville. Alexandra survives, as well as, one son: Connor William Ferguson, 15, and one daughter: Jillian Taylor Ferguson, 11; His father: Harry Ferguson of Decatur; mother & stepfather: Brenda (John) Young of Bismarck; one brother: Jonathan Ferguson of Michigan; two stepbrothers: Douglas Young of Bismarck and Michael Young of Danville; one stepsister: Angela (Chris) Arkins of Indianapolis; and a special family friend Sandy Schulz. He participated in basketball & track at Catlin High School and also played the trumpet in the school band.
Sean left his home in Catlin, and served in the United States Navy for 8 years, serving aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln for 12 months, and the USS America for 6 months, Sean saw many exotic places during his tours. He was involved in aircraft communications, and a communications equipment technician. He achieved the Meritorious Unit Commendation Award two times. Two Good Conduct Awards, Armed Services Expeditionary Medal, as well as the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.
After the military, he was an Avionic Engineer for Jet Aviation in Switzerland.
His pastimes included remote control cars, and being with his friends.
A service to celebrate the life & accomplishments of Sean was held, September 9 at the Catlin United Methodist Church.
Burial will follow at a later date in Gundy Cemetery in Bismarck.
Memorials to the Bobette Steely Hegeler Cancer Care Center in Danville. The Robison Chapel in Catlin is assisting the Ferguson family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be offered at www.robisonchapel.com.