Born December 11, 1934, in Webster City, IA, she was the daughter of Leonard and Bernice Anderson. Early education included a one-room school house in Stratford County, IA. She graduated from Webster City High School and attended Iowa State College, Ames, IA.
She married Roger Wynn Scheffer on June 16, 1956, and they lived for many years in Amityville, Long Island, NY, where they raised seven children.
Caryl is survived by her husband Roger, and seven children: Roger S. H. Scheffer and his wife Robin of Wethersfield, VT; Diana Booth and her husband Jim of Charlottesville, VA; Bridget Chicoine and her husband Todd of Standish, MI; Betsy Macek and her husband Steve of Goffstown, NH; David Scheffer and his wife Robin of Mount Pleasant, SC; Cate Scheffer and her partner Jeff of Palmetto, FL; Peter Scheffer and his wife Lisa of Unity, NH. Also grandchildren: Dan, Bethany, Phillip, Heather, Tristan, Brandon, Justin, Chloe, Max, Hillary, Genevieve, Olivia, and Ezmay. And great grandchildren: Siena, Coen, Emily, and Logan.
Caryl was preceded by her sister Janice Johnson of St. Louis, MO.
Caryl loved family gatherings, playing piano, and reading the Bible. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses she was well known and loved by the local congregation in Claremont, NH.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association— Alz.org.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 2, at 1:00 at the Stringer Funeral Home in Claremont, NH.
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