Ida L. Rascher, 95, of Woodworth went to be with her Lord Jesus on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at her residence.
Ida was born on March 13, 1926 in Paulding, OH, the daughter of Alfred and Mattie (Rieches) Dettmering and they preceded her in death. She married Arthur H. Rascher on December 10, 1944 in Buckley and he preceded her in death on May 17, 1970. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Marvin; two sisters, Gladys and Elsie; two daughters, Betty Rascher and Sue Scheiwe; one grandson, Gregory Rascher; and one sister-in-law, Arliss Dettmering.
She is survived by one son-in-law, Paul Scheiwe of Lowell, IN; one daughter, Nancy (David) Drook of Mahomet; four sons, Glen (Lisa) Rascher of Palmyra, Dale (Barbara) Rascher of Tolono, Gary (Louise) Rascher of Onarga, and Steve (Angeline) Rascher of San Antonio, TX; one brother, Kenneth Dettmering of Buckley; one sister-in-law, Ruth Dettmering of Buckley; fourteen grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and fifteen step-great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and three step-great-great grandchildren.
Ida was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Woodworth as well as the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and yardwork. Ida helped her husband on the farm for many years, worked as a clerk at Ben Franklin for eleven years, worked at Wal-Mart for two years, and was involved in the Senior Companion Program for sixteen years.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Woodworth. Rev. Michael Ruhlig will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Woodworth.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Woodworth or Iroquois Memorial Hospice.
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