Francis “Frank” E. Scherbring, 81, formerly of Dyersville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Visitation was at 12 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, at St. Francis Xavier Basilica, with burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Epworth. Rev. Dennis Quint officiated.

Frank was born Feb. 13, 1939, in Petersburg, the son of Albert and Abbie (Klaus) Scherbring. He married Lois A. Steffen Aug. 5, 1989, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Epworth.

Frank felt blessed that he was able to make a pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, in the summer of 1987, with his niece, Kathy Lueken.

Survivors include his siblings: Dorothy A. (Delbert) Burkle, Tom (Dianne) Scherbring, both of Dyersville, Alice (Harold) Schilling of Colesburg; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois, in 2004; his parents and parents-in-law.

The family would like to thank the staff at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque for their compassionate care.

Cards, letters and memorials may be mailed to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW Dyersville, IA 52040. Please include first and last name, Francis Scherbring, on the outside of the envelope.