Joan M. Scharf, nee Wimer, 41, of Millstadt, Ill., born Feb. 25, 1967, in St. Louis, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at her residence.
Mrs. Scharf was a registered nurse at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. She was a graduate of Belleville Township High School West and of Southwestern Illinois College.
Joan was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Aulcie and Frieda Thomas; and her paternal grandfather, Elvin Wimer.
Surviving are her husband, Brian Scharf, who died shortly after her. Also surviving are her daughter and two sons, Lindsay, Kyle, and Nicholas Scharf; her mother, Dixie, nee Thomas, Phillips of Millstadt, Ill.; her father, Thomas Wimer of Marshall, Ill.; her brother, Donovan Wimer of Belleville, Ill.; and her paternal grandmother, Rachel Peterson of Pleasant Hill, Tenn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Scharf children account at First National Bank of Waterloo in Millstadt, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. Private family burial will be held.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2008