MOUNTVERNON - Anita L. (Scherer) Theuerkauf,
age 91, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at the Mount Vernon Nursing Home and RehabilitationCenter.
She was born November 8, 1915, in Mount Vernon, Ind., the daughter of the late George H. D.
and Mary C. (Brandt) Scherer.
Anita was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 49
years, Arthur H. Theuerkauf, in 1987; her infant twin
sisters, Emma and Emily; and her brother, Herbert Scherer.
She was a homemaker, a loving and caring mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother, and aunt. She was an excellent cook and baker. She shared
her good food with her neighbors, her church family, and many friends. She
loved to sew and through the years made many crafts and enjoyed giving them to
others. She was a lifetime member of Trinity United Church of Christ, where she
was very active in teaching Sunday school. She was a member of the Ladies Aide
Society at Trinity. She was a charter and board member of the Posey County
Senior Citizens. Her life was centered around helping
and doing for others. "She will be greatly missed."
Surviving are her daughter and her son-in-law, Martha and Gary
Porter of Mount Vernon; her grandson, Jason and his wife,
Heather Porter; and her great-grandchildren, Anthony and Katelyn,
all of Linton, Ind. She is also survived by a special niece,
Jo Ann Healy and her husband, Floyd; a godson, Mark Healy; and several
great-nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service will be held at Saturday, March 10, 2007, at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St., in Mount Vernon, Ind., with Rev. Penny Greer officiating,
burial in St. John'sCemetery in Bufkin.
Visitation will be from to today, March 9, and from to service time Saturday at Schneider
Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ
Her family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Dr. Gordon
Vogel and the staff at Mount Vernon Nursing and RehabilitationCenter for their loving care and concern for
our precious loved one.