Jeannette Eva Scherer, 96, formerly of Fowler, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at home. She was born on Aug. 5, 1920, in Earl Park, the daughter of the now late Edward and Marie (Lanone) Broe.
She was married to Bernard John Scherer on July 3, 1945, in Fowler. He passed away on Aug. 27, 1977.
Jeannette attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lebanon.
She was a full-time mom, raising six children. Her son, Donald L. Scherer, died in 2003.
Surviving children are Ronald J. (Mary) Scherer of Lebanon, Myra (James) Calvert of Attica, Linda Jackson of Danville, Patricia (Rob) Puetz of Bloomington, Ill., and Karen (Syed) Ali of Indianapolis. She is also survived by one brother, Leonard Broe of Lafayette. There are 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, all of whom she loved dearly.
Private family graveside services will be held at a later date.
Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, has been entrusted with her arrangements.
A precious one from us has gone. A soft voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our homes, which can never be filled. God in his wisdom has recalled a gentle soul which is in heaven. We love you Mom!
Memorials may be made in her honor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org; or St. Vincent Foundation, 8402 Harcourt Rd., Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260, www.stvincent.org/donate.
Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.
Published on March 22, 2017