Vernetta Scherer

Monday, March 10, 2008

KELSO, Mo. — Vernetta Julia Scherer, 96, of Kelso died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Scherer was born Sept. 5, 1911, in Kelso, daughter of Louis Burger and Catherine Heisserer Burger. She and Albert John Scherer were married March 4, 1930.

Scherer was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and the Ladies Sodality of the Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Alene Heuring of Kelso; a sister, Anna Dirnberger of Chaffee, Mo.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; three great-stepgrandchildren; and four great-great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, a son, three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a brother and eight sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Parish prayers will be at 6:30 p.m.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church, with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Augustine Cemetery.