Dorothy E. Scheuermann, 78, of 4938 Lake Ridge Drive, Quincy, died at 11:45 a.m. Thursday (May 24, 2012) in Blessing Hospital. Born Dec. 13, 1933 in Hancock County, Dorothy was a daughter of George Frederick and Edith Kropp Gerhardt. She married Robert H. Scheuermann on Dec. 21, 1951, in Quincy. He survives. Dorothy was a member of Madison Park Christian Church, where she was active with the Ever Ready Sunday School Class and Friendship Circle. She was also a member of the Red Hat Ladies and the Lake Ridge Ladies Club. Dorothy enjoyed working on her family genealogy, crafts, ceramics and crocheting. She was known for the many hats and blankets she crocheted for newborn babies. She was devoted to her family and cherished the time she spent with them. Dorothy was employed at Motorola until its closing and then for many years in quality control at Broadcast Electronics until her retirement in 1992. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Linda M. Waller of Quincy; a grandson, Daniel Waller (Janice) of Raleigh, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Samantha Waller and Kylee Waller; two brothers, Wayne Gerhardt (Kathy) of Cambria, Calif., and Gene Gerhardt (Lucy) of Sutter; two sisters, Gwendolyn Schmitt Quincy and Sandra Pieper (Steve) of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews. Mrs. Scheuermann was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Willis Gerhardt; and a sister, Pauline Jenkins. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Sunday in Madison Park Christian Church by Pastor Mike Duffy. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery at Tioga. VISITATION: Sunday from 1 p.m. Sunday until the services at Madison Park Christian Church. MEMORIALS: Madison Park Christian Church or the Blessing Foundation for Hospice. ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.zrsc.com. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 27 to May 29, 2012
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