June 10, 1917 - August 7, 2020
Dorothy A. Scherer, 103, of Perryville, Missouri died Friday, August 7, 2020 at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Missouri. She was born June 10, 1917 in Perry County, Missouri to Charles P. and Emma (Seifert) Besand. She and Louis E. Scherer were married October 1, 1938. He preceded her in death on May 26, 1975. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Senior Citizens in Perryville. Dorothy was a home maker and had worked at International Shoe Factory, then later at Frieda's Restaurant in Perryville and lastly she worked at Built Best in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Dorothy was an avid quilter for the Seminary Picnic and her family. Survivors include her two daughters, Joan M. Self of High Ridge, Janice A. Schumer of Perryville; 10 grandchildren, Jonathan (Kimberly) Self, Julie (Ron) Palmisano, Tamara Winschel, Keith (Kelly) Winschel, Renee Jannin, Jeffery Winschel, Apryl (Keith) Krauss, Stephanie (John) Vandeven, Aarica (Ryan) Wideman, Janal (Tyson) Whistler; 18 great-grandchildren, Haily, Samuel, Hannah, Shawna, Kellen, Keeten, Karley, Nicole, Kyle, Jamie, Samantha, Victor, Vincent, Vohn, Austin, Aaron, Allen and Rhen; and 5 great-great-grandchildren Justin, Brexton, Laeyla, Saphera and Zekiel. She was preceded by her parents; husband; daughter and son-in-law, Judith M. and Patrick Winschel; one son-in-law, Allen E. Schumer; two brothers, Chalmer and Conway Besand; three sisters, Eunice Besand, Agatha Duvall, Beatrice Besand; and one infant brother, Clovis Besand. Friends may call at Ford & Young Chapel on Sunday, August 9 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm and on Monday, August 10 from 6:30 to 9:30 am with Rosary recited at 8:30 am. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 10:00 am with the Rev. Joe Geders CM officiating. Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy A. Scherer, 103, of Perryville, Missouri died Friday, August 7, 2020 at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Missouri. She was born June 10, 1917 in Perry County, Missouri to Charles P. and Emma (Seifert) Besand.... View Obituary & Service Information
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