Archive for Friday, July 5, 1996


July 5, 1996


— Funeral services for Regina C. Schehrer, 92, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora, officiated by Father Paul Miller.

Mrs. Schehrer died Wednesday, July 3, 1996, at the Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born Aug. 5, 1903, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of George and Hedwig Sommers Zollner.

She was a homemaker. Prior to her marriage she was a telephone operator in Eudora. She later worked for Olin Mills Studios, Jim's Steak House and the Elks Lodge.

She married John F. Schehrer June 11, 1929. He died in 1971.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Ann Nicolay, Eudora, Helen Gabbert, Lenexa, and Elizabeth Newhouse, Shawnee; two sons, John A. and Robert A., both of Lawrence; a sister, Josephine Mela, Raytown, Mo.; 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, a stepgreat-grandchild and a stepgreat-great-grandchild.

A parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Memorial contributions to the Old Holy Family Catholic Church Restoration Fund may be sent in care of the mortuary.

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