Alice Schernik, 87, was called home to be with God Jan. 29, 2020. She will be missed by many as she was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was born May 11, 1932, to Ewald and Mary (Rieger) Beyer.
Alice was baptized July 10, 1932, at St. Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church in Coupland by Rev. Robert Mohr and confirmed there May 20, 1945. Her confirmation verse was Psalm 100:2, “serve the Lord with gladness, come before his presence with singing.”
Alice married Curtis, the love of her life, Nov. 23, 1952, at St Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church in Coupland.
After graduating from Taylor High School Alice began working for Howard Bland and then was employed at 1st Taylor National bank for 34 years until she retired as assistant vice president.
Alice was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor, were she spent time volunteering and served on the bereavement committee with the Ruth Circle.
Alice was a member of the Taylor VFW Ladies Auxiliary and later the Thorndale VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Alice and Curtis raised three sons and enjoyed many good years together traveling around the US. She also enjoyed spending time with the grandkids.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Curtis, son Randall, sister Ruth Nickel and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
Alice is survived by two sons, Douglas Schernik, (Becky) and Bobby Schernik (Cathy); grandchildren, Josh Schernik (Arin), Brittany Schernik, Lucas Schernik (Lacie), Meghan Jennings (Bubba), Nichole Bond (Brad), Taryn Ritchie and Chase Schernik (Brooke); great grandchildren, Eva Schernik, Leah Schernik, Nolan Schernik, Brianna Schernik, Claire Schernik, Olivia Schernik, Taylor Garner, Tanner Patteson, Tessa Patteson, Hope Ritchie, Ava Ritchie, Morgan Schernik and Marielle Schernik.
The family would like to thank the care givers at St David’s Round Rock Hospital, Compassus Hospice and Hearthstone Health Center where Mom resided for nearly eight years. Their compassion for her wellbeing is appreciated.
Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home in Taylor. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran church in Taylor. Burial will follow at Taylor City Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Josh Schernik, Lucas Schernik, Chase Schernik, Tanner Patteson, Bubba Jennings and Brad Bond.
Honorary pallbearers are the ladies of the Ruth Circle who served past and present with Alice while at St Paul Lutheran.
Memorials can be made to St Paul Lutheran Church, Ruth Circle or any charity of your choice.