Anne (Cohen) Scher Obituary
Anne (Cohen) Scher passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Nursing Home in Blue Earth, Minnesota on Friday, January 16, 2004 at the age of 85. She was born as Anne Cohen on March 13, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of five children to Harry Cohen and Sophie (Karaschik) Cohen. After she graduated from high school, Ann attended buisness college in New York City. She was married to Chester Thomas Scher November 4, 1937 in New York City. Her husband was in the United States Marine Corps, stationed on the East coast. Later, Chester was ordained as a Lutheran pastor and Anne assisted him with his church work. After her husband died in 1989, Anne moved to areas where her son was a practicing physician and surgeon. She came to Algona, Iowa in 1993. Anne Scher was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed doing plastic canvas work, reading, knitting and crocheting.
She was the wife of the late Reverend Chester Thomas Scher. Mother of Dr. Alan (Susan) Scher and the late Andrea (the late Rex) Krieg. Former mother-in-law of Cissy (Walter) Gordon. Grandmother of Michael (Shari) Scher, Lori (Loren) Blum, Jacquelyn (John) Stassinopoulos, Steven (Beth) Scher, Michael (Carrie) Krieg and Robert (Nicole) Krieg. Great-Grandmother of Jason Przybylowicz, Scott Przybylowicz, Lily Przybylowicz, the late Hannah Blum, Matthew Scher, Joshua Scher, Cailin Scher, Kyle Scher, Carson Scher, Abigail Krieg, Emily Krieg and William Krieg. Beloved daughter of the late Harry Cohen and late Sophie (Karaschik) Cohen. Sister of the late Betty (the late Benjamin) Rubinstein, the late Ida (the late Louis) Alper, the late Abraham Cohen and the late Morris (the late Gussie) Cohen.
Funeral service for Anne (Cohen) Scher will be conducted by the Rev. Steve Turner at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 19, in the Trinity Lutheran Church. with interment following in East Lawn Cemetery in Algona with the Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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