Dorothea E. Scherzinger
Dorothea E. Scherzinger
  • April 19, 1922 - May 31, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Dorothea Scherzinger, 95, of Fort Wayne, passed away on May 31, 2017. Born on April 19, 1922, in Hamilton, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Antoinette (Janke) Huelsebusch. A member of St. John United Church of Christ, she was a graduate of Hamilton High School, in 1940, attended Butler County Community College and worked for Cincinnati Bell as an operator. She married her husband, Harry J. Scherzinger, on December 19, 1942, he also preceded her in death. Dorothea enjoyed sewing, quilting and gardening.
She is survived by her daughters, Ruth (Larry) Littler, of Fort Wayne, and Harriet Overmyer, of Muncie; grandson, Michael Overmyer, of Indianapolis; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Jillian Overmyer; sister, Adaline Halstead, of Huntsville, Alabama; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Ruth, Helen, Alma and Esther.
Private family services are being held. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio. Memorial donations may be given to the Allen County SPCA. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne.