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Frances “Betty” Scharenborg

A funeral Mass for Frances Eizabeth “Betty” Scharenborg will be held July 30 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery.

Betty, 86, died Thursday, July 7, at South County Nursing Home in Arnold. She was born in Leopold on March 28, 1936, to John G. and Frances A. Scharenborg.

Betty was a long-time member of Immaculate Conception Church. She worked at The Jackson shoe factory, Belle Shameer Hosiery Mill and Lenco Plastic Plant. She loved photography, sewing dolls and making stuffed animals.

Betty is survived by two brothers, John J. (Kathryn) Scharen-borg, Joseph C. Scha-renborg and one sister Mary (Arthur) Schuermann; one sister-in-law Connie (Martin) Scharen-borg; nieces and nephews Steve (Kathy) Scharenborg, Kim (Bob) Bonny, Sherry Boedecker, Tom (Yukari) Scharenborg, Susan Scharenborg, Becky Scharenborg, Tava Scharenborg, Jonathon (Laurell) Green, Amy Scharenborg and Shawn (Sarah) Scharenborg, and many great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, one sister, one nephew and two sisters-in-law.

Memorials may be made to The Diabetes Foundation.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at cbjedit@socket.net.

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