Blanche Scherschel Obituary

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Blanche Helen (Chase) Scherschel

January 25, 1923 - October 28, 2013
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Blanche Helen (Chase) Scherschel, age 90, of Bloomington, died Monday morning at the Golden Living Center in Bloomington. Born January 25, 1923 in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Thomas and Effie (Henderson) Chase. She graduated from Shawswick High School in 1941 where she was the piano accompanist for the choirs. She along with her husband, Jim Scherschel, owned and operated a dairy farm. She then worked as an office supervisor at the Indiana University Alumni Association for 30 years before retiring in 1998. She was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church and a life-long member of the Farm Bureau. She is survived...
Blanche Helen (Chase) Scherschel, age 90, of Bloomington, died Monday morning at the Golden Living Center in Bloomington. Born January 25, 1923 in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Thomas and Effie (Henderson) Chase. She graduated from Shawswick High School in 1941 where she was the piano accompanist for the choirs. She along with her husband, Jim Scherschel, owned and operated a dairy farm. She then worked as an office supervisor at the Indiana University Alumni Association for 30 years before retiring in 1998. She was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church and a life-long member of the Farm Bureau.
She is survived by her two daughters; Martha (Richard) Becher, of Westfield, Indiana and Jeanette (Edward) Carr, of Ormand Beach, Florida, four sons; Anthony (Shirley) Scherschel, of Bloomington, Daniel (Sondra) Scherschel, of Bloomington, Samuel (Paula) Scherschel, of Plainfield and Leo (Patricia) Scherschel, of Indianapolis, thirteen grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, eight siblings and one grandchild.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church with Father Daniel Mahan presiding. Entombment will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may visit the family from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel in Bloomington and form 9:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at the church on Thursday.
The family wishes to express their grateful appreciation for the excellent care provided to Blanche while living at the Golden Living Center this past year, especially on the Reminisce unit.

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"Scherschel Family, Blanche and I both worked in the IUAA Records Department for many years. She was a very special person and I valued her friendship. With..." Judy Lawrence (Bloomington, IN)

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