KELSO - Vernetta Julia Scherer, 96, died at 10:25 a.m. March 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Sept. 5, 1911, in Kelso, to the late Louis and Catherine Heisserer Burger, she was a homemaker and a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church and Ladies Sodality in Kelso.
On March 4, 1930, in Kelso, she married Albert John Scherer, who preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1982.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Harry Scherer on June, 24, 1993; one brother, eight sisters, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Survivors include: one daughter, Alene Heuring of Kelso; one sister, Anna Dirnberger of Chaffee; and four grandchildren eight great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren and four step-
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m., with parish prayers at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Oliver Clavin will officiate.
Burial will follow in the St. Augustine Cemetery in Kelso.