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Christie Lynn Scherer

Nov 13, 2013

Christie Lynn Scherer, 60, Mt. Pleasant, died Nov. 11, 2013.

A funeral mass will be on Friday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be one hour prior (beginning at 9:30) in the gathering space at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church with family present. A meal will follow at the Moose Lodge in Mt. Pleasant. Interment will be in Burge Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials have been established to Southeast Iowa Renal Dialysis and St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

She was born Sept. 22, 1953, to Ted and Arlene (Hoit) Scherer in Cherry Point, N.C. They later moved to New London where she graduated in 1971. She attended Parsons College and Iowa Wesleyan College.

After her schooling, she worked at Brau Drug as a clerk, Heatilator in production and then was the administrator of the Fellowship Cup. She was a foster parent and was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.

She enjoyed traveling, reading many types of books and knitting (mostly prayer shawls and pillows for her church).

She is survived by her mother of New London; brother, Ronald Scherer of New London; and sister, Julie (Mike) Garmoe of Mt. Pleasant.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

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