Marlene Scheurell


DELAVAN – Marlene L. Scheurell, age 92, of Delavan passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at RidgeStone Village in Delavan.  She was born in Delavan on July 21, 1922 to Gothard “Jack” and Jessie (Petersen) Lerwick. Marlene was united in marriage to James W. Scheurell on October 8, 1949 in Delavan. James passed away on October 4, 1992. Marlene worked for 26 years at Delavan-Darien High School as a Home Economics Teacher. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, volunteering, playing bridge and piano.

Marlene is survived by her four children, Michelle Scheurell, of San Diego, CA, Genell (Timothy Bateman) Scheurell, of Glen Ellyn, IL, Jim (Sherry Madison) Scheurell, of Delavan, and Joe (Lynn Richardson) Scheurell, of Delavan; six grandchildren, Joey Torkelson, Tiffany (Cole) Kruizenga, Jim (Tim Ehrenberg) Scheurell, Patrick Scheurell, Alex Scheurell, and Mack Scheurell; and five great grandchildren. Marlene is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Thomas and James; a brother, Cork; and a sister, Eleanor.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 714 E. Walworth Ave.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service on Wednesday at the church. Burial will take place at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Delavan.  Memorials can be directed to Hospice Angels Foundation,  MONROE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Please visit us at

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