Obit: Scherer, Carol (1914 - 2004)

Contact: Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, April 7, 2004 edition of the Tribune - Record - Gleaner (Greenwood, Wis.)

Carol Scherer

Carol R. Scherer, 89, Greenwood, died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at the House of the Dove, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenwood. The Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Carol Rose Asplin was born on June 8, 1914, in Christie, to Clinton R. and Zelia A. (nee Harper) Asplin. She was raised and educated in Christie, graduating from Neillsville High School in 1932. After completing her education, she worked in the Christie area doing domestic work. She married George C. Scherer on June 13, 1936, at St. Mary's parsonage in Neillsville. They farmed south of Greenwood until 1951, and then moved to Neillsville for one year. They moved back to Greenwood, where she worked at Eddie's Tog Shop, Greenwood, as a seamstress for many years. Her husband, George, died on Aug. 19, 1975. She then went to work at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville, as a nurse's aide until, 1984. She continued to reside in Greenwood until entering the Colonial Center, Colby, in 2001. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Ann's Society, the Clark County Homemakers, and especially loved spending time with her family, reading, bowling and was an avid supporter at her husband's baseball games.

Survivors include four children, Nancy Sankey, Milwaukee, Richard (Pat) Scherer, Greenwood, Roger (Nicole) Scherer, Naperville', Ill., Susan (Chet) Turnquist, Greenwood; 14 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 14 step great-grandchildren; six step great-great -grandchildren; and one sister, Jet Ampe, Marshfield.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, George; one great-grandson; two brothers, Herb Asplin and Craig Asplin; and one sister, Bethel Armitage.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

 


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