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Betty Scharer

March 23, 1932 — December 19, 2019

Betty A. Scharer, 87 of Aledo, IL died Thursday December 19, 2019 at Aledo Rehab and Health Care Center in Aledo.  Mass of Christian Burial is 2:30 p.m. Monday December 23, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Aledo.  Burial is in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, Millersburg, IL.  Visitation is noon - 2 p.m. prior to services at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where memorials may be left to St. Catherine’s Catholic Church.  Online condolences may be left to www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

Betty was born March 23, 1932 in Davenport, Iowa to Herbert and Rosemary Schebler Frerkes.  She graduated from St. Alphonsus Catholic School in Davenport, Iowa.  Betty married Fred Mitchell Jr. August 3, 1952.  She later married Dick Scharer September 25, 1979 in Moline.  He died May 1, 2007.

Betty was a homemaker and operated Mitchell’s General Store in Millersburg for many years.  She was later employed as a clerk at several area stores.

She was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Aledo.

Betty enjoyed bowling, playing cards, dancing and spending time with her family.  For many years, she enjoyed singing at church and area events with “The Frerkes Sisters”. She was an avid Elvis fan.

Survivors include four sons:  Gary and Tim Mitchell of Aledo; Rick Mitchell of Fulton, MO; Tom (Marcy) Mitchell of Aledo; 7 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren;  1 great great grandchild; four sisters: Marilyn Ihlefeld of Spencer, WI; Patty Sackville and Helen Dahl, both of Aledo; Rita Breitmeyer of Taylor Ridge; twin brothers:  Gary (Chris) Frerkes of Hampton, IL; Terry Frerkes of FL; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and one sister: Karen Frerkes.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, December 23, 2019

12:00 - 2:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, December 23, 2019

Starts at 2:30pm

St. Catherine Catholic Church

106 NE 4th St, Aledo, IL 61231

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Burial

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106 NE 4th Street

Aledo, IL 61231

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