Darlene Pina, 78, of Marshall died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Slater United Methodist Church with Rev. Jay Harris officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Marshall Animal Shelter or the Slater United Methodis Church in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born Jan. 8, 1934, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Rena Fizer Scherer. On May 2, 1960, in Chicago Ill., she married Alfred Pina, who survives of the home. She was a member of Slater United Methodist Church. She was a retired beautician and had lived in Florida and Arkansas for many years until moving to Marshall several years ago.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three brothers, Herb Scherer of rural Marshall, Harold Scherer of Pekin, Ill., and Bob Scherer of O'Fallon; two sisters, Shirley Coleman of Oak Grove and Mildred Harris of Raytown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William R. Scherer; and a half brother, William Scherer.