2013-04-18 / Obituaries

Bernadine Scherr, 88, formerly of Hazelton


Bernadine Scherr Bernadine Scherr Bernadine “Bernie” Scherr, 88, formerly of Hazelton, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at St. Alexius Medical Center.

Bernadine “Bernie” was born on April 11, 1924, in Linton, the daughter of John and Katherine (Burgad) Schiele. She was raised and educated east of Linton where she attended country school.

Bernie married Anton “Tony” Scherr at the Rosenthal Church, rural Linton on June 18, 1946. They made their home on a farm northwest of Hazelton.

Bernie and Tony retired from farming in 1981 but continued to live on the farm. Tony died on Jan. 8, 1988. Bernie continued to live on the farm until moving to Bismarck in January of 2012. She had been a resident of Edgewood Vista.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed driving school bus for many years, playing cards, babysitting, attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, helping out on the farm and cooking for family gatherings and spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis Scherr and special friend, Cheryl Horner, Bismarck, DeWayne and Wanda Scherr, Hazelton, Edward Scherr, Hazelton, Rodney Scherr, Bismarck, Alan and Cheryl Scherr, Mohall; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Brian Dralle, Moffit, Elaine and Gary Markwart, Bismarck, Lillian and Darrel Sehn, Linton and Corrine and Scott Baumiller, Hazelton; 17 grandchildren: Darin (Lisa) Scherr, Denise (Charlie) Barry, Sarah (Michael) Schmitcke, Heidi (Wyatt) Kalberer, Heather (Eric) Nieuwsma, Valerie Scherr and fiance Bryce Weber, Amanda and Ryan Dralle, Andrea Markwart, Allison and Anthony Scherr, Brandon, Cody and Tanner Sehn, and Travis, Jared and Cole Baumiller; six great-grandchildren, Michael, Kaytlin, Taylor, Logan, Brecken, and another on the way; sisters-inlaw, Alice Gimbel, Bismarck and Doris Schiele, Moorhead, Minn.; brother-in-law, Emil Ternes, Bismarck.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Tony in 1988; brothers, Edward and Alvin; sisters and brother-in-law, Hermina Ternes and Catherine and Herb Daul.

Funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,April 13, 2013, at Hazelton with Celebrant Fr. David Richter. Organist was Janel Silvernagel. Vocal music was by Tom Vetsch, Shari Scherr and Breanna Burgad. Scripture readers were Allison Scherr and Darin Scherr. Communion ministers were Cindy Schmidt and Char Beastrom. Gift bearers were the grandchildren. Mass servers were William Schmidt and Lee Vetsch. Music was “Jealous of the Angels,” “Here I am Lord,” “Hail Mary Gentle Women,” “The Summons,” “How Beautiful,” “Song of Farewell” and “Be not Afraid.”

Casketbearers were Ryan Dralle, Cody Sehn, Darin Scherr, Valerie Scherr, Brandon Sehn, Anthony Scherr, Travis Baumiller and Andrea Markwart.

Honorary casketbearers were all family and friends

Interment was at St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery, Hazelton.

Please visit www.myersfh.com to sign the online guestbook and share memories of Bernie with her family.

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