Velma K. (Potts) Scherley

Dec 29, 1928 - Oct 8, 2012


Velma K. (Potts) Scherley, age 83, of Bellevue, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in the Bellevue Care Center. 

She was born Dec. 29, 1928, in Fostoria, Ohio, the daughter of Earl and Evelyn (Rohm) Potts.

Velma was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Gaspar del Bufalo Church, the Altar Society, former member of Reed Assumption Church and enjoyed working word puzzles. She married Urban Scherley Sr. April 24, 1948, in Bellevue, and he survives.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her sons, Urban (Pat) Scherley Jr. of Bellevue, Donald (Sue) Scherley of Bellevue; daughters, Barb Miller of Bellevue, Geraldine (Louis) Niedermier of New Washington, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dean Potts of Flat Rock, Ohio, Robert Potts of Bellevue, Charles (Marie) Potts of Bellevue; sisters, Dorothy Sweat of Charleston, S.C., Evelyn (James) Andrews of Bellevue, Shirley Mowery of Florida, Sue Graffice of Bellevue, Ruth (Ted) Warner of Bellevue, and Janice Parks of Bellevue.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by siblings, Jeannette Stout, Mildred Niver, Emory Potts, Ione Tidd, Eleanor Auble and Marian M. Scherley, along with an infant grandson.

Friends will be received 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 11. Burial will follow at Reed Assumption Cemetery.

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