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Bernetta M. Scherer

Died: Tuesday, January 06, 2004
Age: 96
Detroit resident Bernetta M. Scherer, 96, died on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe.

Born in Jackson County, Iowa, in 1907, Mrs. Scherer was an enthusiastic volunteer throughout her life. She was a member of Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church and their LOGOS group and a 50-year member of PEO, a womenís philanthropic sorority. She volunteered at Kerby school, St. John Hospital, Cottage Hospital Blood Bank and the Grosse Pointe Library.

She served 23 years as a sales lady at Jacobsonís in Grosse Pointe.

Mrs. Scherer is survived by daughter, Joan Schoettley (Jay); sons Dr. Robert and John (Barbara); 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren, and two adopted great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Ernest.

A memorial service will be held at Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church in Grosse Pointe Farms on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Memorial contributions to a charity of the donorís choice would be appreciated.
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