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Doris Eva Scherer
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Doris Eva Scherer, age 97 of Berkley since 1951, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at home. She was born December 5, 1920 in Eveleth, Minnesota to Martin and Eva Connell.

Doris was a member of the Berkley Junior Women’s Club and when her children were younger, she was the Cub Scout Den mother. She also was a longtime member of the Greenfield Presbyterian Church and the Berkley American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She loved spoiling her grandchildren with gifts and enjoying cooking huge meals for her family and friends and her dogs. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

Surviving her are children, Robert Scherer, Kenneth (Kathryn) Scherer, Kathleen Scherer, and William Scherer; brother, Walter (Karen) Connell; grandchildren, Keith (Sarah) Scherer, Karin (Kevin) Morrison, Laura (Andrew) Garman, and Steven Scherer; and great grandchildren, Danny (Katelyn) Morgner, Quinn Morrison, Grayson Garman, Landon Garman, Beckham Scherer, and Isabella Scherer. She is preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Wilhelm (1971), whom she married September 20, 1947 in Highland Park; her parents; siblings, Helen (Joseph) Vahalek and Ellis (Mary) Connell; and daughter-in-law, Martha Scherer.

The family will receive friends Friday from 4:00 PM until the time of service 7:00 PM at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Road, Berkley (two blocks west of Woodward Avenue). Private burial will take place at Detroit Memorial Park, West in Redford Township.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Greenfield Presbyterian Church and/or Hospice of Michigan.

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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2125 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072





7:00 PM
Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2125 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072

Cemetery Details


Detroit Memorial Park West

25200 Plymouth Road
Redford Township, Michigan 48239

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Michigan

989 Spaulding SE
Ada, Michigan 49301

Greenfield Presbyterian Church

2312 Greenfield Road
Berkley, Michigan 48072

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