Dorthy A. (Bowers) Scheurich

July 17, 1944 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 75)


Dorthy Ann Scheurich, 75, of Avilla, passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020, at Parkview North Hospital.

Born in Fort Wayne, on July 17, 1944, to the late Virgil and Alma (Shull) Bowers. She spent her formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1962.

Dorthy was married to William Scheurich at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Avilla, on June 8, 1962. William preceded her in death on March 20, 2020.

She worked as a packer for Dana Corp., Churubusco, for 37 years, retiring in 2006.

Dorthy is survived by two sons, Christopher Scheurich and Troy Scheurich; five grandchildren, Stephanie and Stacie Scheurich, Kayla Delaplain, Shalana Dodson and Charissa Delaplain; one great-grandson, Jaxson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Robert Bowers.

Private family services will be held at this time.

Burial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

Memorials to Noble County Humane Society.

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Interment following funeral service
June 16, 2020

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just east of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701

Private Services

Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723


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