Marian L. Scherff, 77


Marian L. Scherff, 77, of Edwardsville, died on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at Aviston Countryside Manor.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with The Reverend Robert J. Jallas officiating. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Weber and Rodney Funeral Home in Edwardsville assisted the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Scherff was born on Dec. 7, 1943, in Litchfield, the daughter of Oscar and Carmella (Rami) Windisch. She married Robert P. Scherff at the Sacred Heart Church in Livingston, on May 18, 1963; he preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2010.

Mrs. Scherff is survived by three daughters, Jo (Evan) Rushing of O’Fallon, MO, Jacque (Neal) Eversgerd of Germantown and Deeni Alexander of Edwardsville; three grandchildren, Adam and Natalie Rushing and Alex Scherff; one brother, Carl (Merrilee) Windisch of Springfield; and one sister, Linda (Leonard) Scherff of Staunton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband.

Mrs. Scherff worked as a bookkeeper for several businesses in Edwardsville, including Lucco, Brown, Dawson and Hertz Law Firm, Jack’s 66 Auto Repair, Edwardsville Township Highway Commissioner and Vallow Floor Coverings. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be left online at