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Arita Jean Scheirmann

Saturday, September 24, 2011
9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Colvin Funeral Home
425 N. Main St.
Princeton, IN 47670

Saturday, September 24, 2011
12:30 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery
Vincennes, In

Special Services:
all times are Central Daylight Time

Arita Jean Scheirmann, 86 of Hazleton, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at her home. She was born April 9, 1925 in Allendale, Illinois to William Fletcher and Opal Marie (Lovellette) Sharp. She attended nursing school in Olney, Illinois. She retired in 1987 from Crestview Nursing Home as housekeeping supervisor. She loved listening to Gaither gospel music, her flower garden and her grandchildren and dogs.

She is survived by her children, David M. Cates Sr & friend Sheila, Ike & Kathleen Belcher, Pete & Beth Anne Hughes, John & Kaye Cates, Susan Cates & Randall Thomas; grandchildren, David Jr (Jennifer) Cates, Scott (Stephanie) Conway, Scott Allen Cates, Angie Woolems, Christopher (Jaleigh) Cates, Ikey Jr (Garie) Belcher, Jeannie (Robert) Breen, Melissa (Brian) Fox, Emily (Trent) Phillips, Nicole (Christopher) Compton, Jennifer (Travis) Virden, Melanie Cates and Jon Thomas; 20 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Ruth) Sharpe; 1 nephew and 2 nieces; and a uncle, Raymond Lovellette.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her 1st husband, Sylvester L. Cates in 1988 (father of her children); and her 2nd husband of 23 years, Robert J. Scheirmann in 1994.

Graveside Services will be held at 12:30 PM (CDT) on Saturday September 24, 2011 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes, IN. Burial will follow. Visitation will be from 9 AM until 12 noon (CDT) on Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton.

Memorial Contributions may be made to VNA Hospice. Envelopes will be available at Colvin Funeral Home.


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