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Maxine Elizabeth Scheuerman 1923 - 2011
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OTIS — Maxine Elizabeth Scheuerman, 88, died Oct. 15, 2011, at Rush County Memorial Hospital-Long Term Care Unit in La Crosse. Born Feb. 24, 1923, at Beaver, she was the daughter of Peter E. and Alice Mae (Stoskopf) Bergman. Maxine attended Galatia Grade School and graduated from Hoisington High School. She then attended Fort Hays State University. She taught at country schools in Barton and Rush County and later became a certified nurse’s aide. On March 21, 1943, she married Aaron Scheuerman at Otis. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2010.

Mrs. Scheuerman was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis and A.L.C.W.

Survivors include three sons, Carl A. Scheuerman of Benton City, Wash., Michael A. Scheuerman of Garnett, and Alan E. Scheuerman of Russell; a daughter, Susan M. Newsome of Great Bend; a brother, John W. Bergman of Osborne; two half brothers, Paul E. Bergman of Hoisington and Dean Bergman of Lincoln, Neb.; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson Corey Scheuerman; great-grandson Roberto Jorge Rojas; and half brother Robert Bergman.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis, with Pastor Patricia Reep officiating. Interment will follow at Otis Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m., at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. Memorials may be given to Rush County Memorial Hospital-Long Term Care Unit in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at


Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Rick Funeral Home*

P.O. Box 146; 415 N. Main

Hoisington, KS 67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 18, 2011