Thursday, November 6, 2014

Marypat (Scherbert) Stoner

Marypat Scherbert Stoner, age 50, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at her home.  Marypat was born in Milwaukee, WI, on August 15, 1964, daughter of James and Suzanne (Nee: White) Scherbert.

Marypat attended Washington Park High School and graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1982.  She went on to graduate from Gateway Technical College with a degree in Nursing and furthered her nursing education at Alverno College.  Later she received a B.S. in Human Services from Upper Iowa University.

Marypat worked as a nurse at several hospitals in Wisconsin with a focus on Emergency Room and Burn Unit care.  More recently, she had been employed as a Regulatory Documents Examiner at Bioform Medical in Franksville, WI.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Racine.

Marypat was well known for her skill with her hands and greatly enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Camping, fishing and gardening were among her favorite outdoor activities. She played the guitar and cello. She was an ardent animal lover and was particularly fond of dogs.

Survivors include her husband, Eric; daughters, Stephanie (Josh) Souza of Antigo, Rachel Andrea (Matthew) Meredith of Union Grove; stepchildren, Griffin and Gabrielle Stoner; three grandchildren, Zoey and Aiden Janssen, Mason Souza; her mother, Suzanne (John) Bouwens of Mount Pleasant; sisters and brothers, Michelle Gautsch of Racine, Marvlynn Bouwens-Link of Mukwonago, Matthew (Angelica) Bouwens of Racine, Jeromy (Lisa) Scherbert of West Allis; step-mother, Belva Scherbert of Ohio; uncle and aunt, Jim and Chris White of Salem; mother-in-law, Nadine Stoner of Beloit; brother-in-law, Ethan Stoner of Beloit; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, James W. Scherbert; her grandparents, Louis and Rega Scherbert, Ken and Adeline White, and her Aunt Andrea (Ken) Otte.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Holly Anderle officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service. Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church in Racine in care of First Baptist Church Missions or Monday Night Hot Meals which provide services for the homeless in Racine.

803 Main St., Racine, WI     (262) 634-7888

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