Belva Elaine Scherbert

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Belva Elaine Scherbert, 68, of Russells Point, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Indian Lake Rehabilitation Center, Lakeview.

She was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Bellefontaine, to the late Norman V. and Eleanor J. Fay Cummins. On Oct. 14, 1977, in Milwaukee, Wis., she married James William Scherbert and he preceded her in death May 30, 2008. She was also preceded in death by siblings, Everett L. Cummins, Nedra J. (Paul) Fry and Kirby C. (Lynn) Cummins.

She is survived by a son, Jeromy J. (Lisa) Scherbert of West Allis, Wis.; two grandchildren, Paige Elizabeth Scherbert and Lucas James Scherbert; and a sister, Mary Anne (Michael) Rice. Belva was known as Aunt Belvs to her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and especially to her loving nieces and caregivers, Brenda and Michelle. She is also survived by many close friends and her forever fur friends, Bella and Annie.

Belva was a 1966 graduate of Indian Lake High School and received her bachelor of science degree in education from The Ohio State University in 1975. She was formerly employed with Affinity Health Systems in Appleton, Wis., and the Logan County Educational Service Center as a substitute. She was a member of the Russells Point Women’s Club and worked as an precinct official for Logan County Board of Elections. Belva enjoyed visiting her grandchildren in Wisconsin for special occasions and spending time with her nieces and nephews and their families.

A celebration of life is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, in the McDonald Township Hall, 5302 State Route 67, Kenton.

Memorial contributions may be given in her name to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Shoffstall Funeral Home in Lakeview handled arrangements and condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.