June 30, 1926 - December 27, 2020
Effie Doris Scherder, 94,of Bowling Green, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2020. She was born on June 30, 1926, in Denver Mo, the fourth child of Rev. Homer E. and Martha May Spencer Burton. Doris married Clarence J. Scherder of St Clement on September 10, 1946 in Kansas City, KS. Clarence preceded her in death on October 26, 1992. As a child, Doris lived in several mid-Missouri rural communities where her father was assigned as Methodist minister. In 1940, she moved to Eolia Mo where she was a member of the girls’ basketball team and salutatorian of her graduating class of 1944. She and Clarence settled on a farm in rural Bowling Green after his return home from the service in 1947. Doris was a member of the St Clement Catholic Church and Ladies Sodality, and served as leader for the girls’ 4-H club, even coaching their basketball team. She was employed at P.N. Hirsch until it closed and also worked as a waitress and at Dollar General. She enjoyed working with the public and never knew a stranger. After her retirement, Doris enjoyed traveling with family and friends, boot kicking dancing, and never missed an opportunity to be with her family or have fun with her friends. Doris is survived by her 5 children: Janet (Dennis) Shrewsbury and Elaine Scherder of Lenexa KS; Bruce (Betty) Scherder, Jeff (Lisa) Scherder and Keith (Martha) Scherder, of Bowling Green; 7 grandchildren: Jason and Brett Shrewsbury, Tyler Scherder, Adam Scherder and Laura Lemons, and Tim and Michelle Scherder and 16 great grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Charles Burton, Kansas City, Mo, sister-in-law Marie (Burdette) Burton, formerly of Louisiana Mo, and numerous nieces and nephews. Due to Covid restrictions a private Mass of Christian Burial will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Clement Parish Cemetery. Pallbearers are: Jason Shrewsbury, Brett Shrewsbury, Adam Scherder, Tim Scherder, Tyler Scherder and Mike Lemons. Bibb-Veach Funeral Homes in Bowling Green are handling arrangements.
Effie Doris Scherder, 94,of Bowling Green, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2020. She was born on June 30, 1926, in Denver Mo, the fourth child of Rev. Homer E. and Martha May Spencer Burton. Doris married Clarence J. Scherder of St... View Obituary & Service Information
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