Artha, nee Kesting, Scherf, 61, of Freeburg, IL; born on December 27, 1955 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Mrs. Scherf was a florist. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Frederick and Florence, nee Hazelwood, Kesting. One sister Elaine Burgett.
She is survived by her husband – Richard Scherf. Two daughters – Corin (Peter) Forster and Cayla (Derek Weikle) Scherf. Two grandchildren – Talia Forster and Jaden Forster. One brother – Fred (Candace) Kesting, Jr. Two sisters – Barb (Terry) Romeo and Donna (Tom) Coulter.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Memorials may be made to donor’s choice.
No services will be held.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.
I am so sorry for your loss. She was one of the sweetest lady’s that I knew. She was always so positive about everything. Never had a mean thing to say about anyone. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Posted by: Candace Middendorf – Fairview Heights, IL – Coworker Oct 07, 2017
So sad to hear of Artha’s passing. She was a wonderful coworker and a sweet and sincere person. I always admired her work and the beautiful and positive person she was. Heaven gained a sweet angel!! May God comfort her family and friends. RIP dear Artha, we’ll miss you!!!
Posted by: Jennifer Andrews – Swansea, IL – coworker Oct 10, 2017