Janet Scheuerman, 87, of Valparaiso passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2024. She was born August 28, 1936, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Earl and Louise (Van Alstine) Lade, graduated from Berea High School, Ohio State University, and received a master’s degree in Medical Ethics from Valparaiso University where she still held season tickets for men’s basketball games. Janet’s career as a hospital consultant carried her through employment with Herman Smith Associates / Coopers & Lybrand / Price Waterhouse serving as a Healthcare Consultant rising to become a Partner, then was a key participant in significant upgrades at several major Chicago Hospitals and concluded her working years with Prism Health Care Consulting. Her active mind and lifestyle led to membership at Christ Lutheran Church – and their Book Club - the Bridge Club of Woodmere Estates, interest in all animals - especially birds & squirrels - crochet, needlepoint, crossword puzzles, diamond art, coloring books, traveling the world and the Great Lakes as an avid boat enthusiast, and visiting 49 of the 50 United States. Whichever one she missed; it was their loss.
On April 11, 1959, she married the love of her life, Robert F. Scheuerman, who survives along with their daughters; Kristin Scheuerman of Valparaiso & Karin (Vincent III) DiCecco of Dallas, GA, grandchildren; Dominic (Kate) DiCecco, Anthony (Samantha) DiCecco, Matteo DiCecco, and great grandchildren; Reagan, Maria, Oliver, Milo & Joie DiCecco, and the Shih Tzu’s, “Nellie” & “Toby”. She was preceded in death by one son, Robert J. Scheuerman in 2016, and brother, William Lade.
A visitation will be held on Monday, January 29, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, with a funeral service beginning at 12:00 p.m. and burial to follow at Angelcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Janet, was the brightest most elegant lady. She will be missed. -Mark & Alpha Remaley
Dear Janet, We will always treasure the memories of our times cruising the great lakes together, and playing Canasta to all hours at the Marina. You and Bob watched our kids grow up with us, we shared some of the best times of our lives. Rest in peace. -Mark, Libby, Ben, and Katie.
I will always remember a kind soft spoken loving person who married my Uncle Bob and we lived in Cleveland Ohio. Without fail every year she sent my children cmas ornaments and us a Heavenly Ham. In these later years they both endured physical and health decline. She never stopped trying to stay active and she loved reading. When my father relocated my family to Arlington Heights IL - we stopped to say goodbye and she made the best grilled cheese sandwiches I ever had. Loved our more recent long talks with her sharing her deepest thoughts. Miss you but know your heavenly reunion will be joyful. XXOO -Sandi Scheuerman Runge
I so enjoyed when she was able to join our book group reviews. She did background research and had very meaningful thoughts to share. May the memories help you through this difficult time. -Kathy Lundstrom
Dear Janet. We will miss you so much. Frank and I have such wonderful memories shared with you and Bob.. We did so much together. Our boating on Lake Michigan started it all. We had some amazing and fun weekends and trips up north.. We enjoyed our time in Mexico(our resort restaurant waiters still ask about you). Our trips to Europe were wonderful and sometimes challenging. We also enjoyed our Canasta games, you were the best. So happy we had the chance to see you last August. We love you! -Nancy Morgan
Janet was such a thoughtful, kind neighbor. We will miss Jane's gentle manner. So glad I was able to visit with her recently. Wonderful memories. -Pam & Bill Schiller
To be absent here means Mrs Janet Scheuerman is present with Jesus, is was a angel here on earth. Who has now taken her heavenly crown and wings she is now with God looking down on use all. This is a warm loving family who I love. God is with you in these times. -Shaun green
Kristin -Know that you have my most sincere condolences. It appears that your Mom was a truly accomplished and vibrant lady. -Arnold Coons
Janet was my first real boss and mentor. I learned so much from her while at Herman Smith, Coopers and Lybrand, and PwC - 15 years! She was a lovely, warm, caring person in both her personal and professional lives. I will always remember her fondly. -John (and Tina) Strauss
I attended book club with Janet. I remember her as quiet, soft-spoken and kind, but when she did speak she always had interesting perspectives and observations. She seemed to always have a smile on her face. Book club will miss you Janet. -Susan Rodeck