Lavirne Elizabeth Zerwig

Lavirne Elizabeth Zerwig of Ste. Genevieve died on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She was 81 years old.

She was born July 18, 1937, in Ste. Genevieve, a daughter of Henry F. Schaub and Elizabeth (Huber) Schaub.

She was married to Melvin J. Zerwig on May 2, 1959, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, David Zerwig and his wife Sue of Bloomsdale, Jeff Zerwig and his wife Kelly of Rock Hill, South Carolina; two daughters, Linda Shuh and her husband Kenny of Bloomsdale, Debbie Yates and her husband Steve of Weingarten; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Marvin H. Schaub.

A graveside service was scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, at Valle Spring Cemetery. Monsignor Jeffrey Knight was to officiate. Basler Funeral Home of Ste. Genevieve was handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Ste. Genevieve Sheltered Workshop or American Cancer Society.

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