Scherbauer, Christa of Centerville, Ohio peacefully passed away on September 3, 2019 at the age of 83. She was born in Arnstadt, Germany on September 1, 1936 to A. Kurt Borchers and Nelly(Fuechte) Borchers-Williams, both from Germany. She had two brothers, Karl (Mary) Borchers and the late, Harold (Ruth) Borchers; and half-sister Barbara Borchers.
Christa left Germany in 1954 and waited in Canada for a sponsor in the United States. She found a sponsor in Dayton, Ohio. She then moved to Dayton where she met and is survived by her husband of 58 years, Fred "Bill" Scherbauer. Together they had three children: Fred "Jack" (Lisa) Scherbauer of Centerville, Ohio, Ann "Barbara" (Dennis) Paisley of West Chester, Ohio and Carla (Brad) Hohenbrink of Morrow, Ohio.
Her pride and joy were her grandchildren;LeeAnn Scherbauer, Hilary (Chris) Cody, Kyle Scherbauer, Zach Paisley, Hollie Hohenbrink, Nolan Hohenbrink and Miles Hohenbrink. She also loved her animals, currently Fats and Kitty.
Christa served as treasurer of Houston Printing which she started with her husband in 1963 and is still in operation. She served as Vice President of the GBU Financial Life-District 815 and helped direct funds to Operation Reach Out for the soldiers and other charitable organizations. She was awarded volunteer of the Year in 2016 for all of her efforts. She was a member of Dayton Liederkranz-Turner for over fifty years, Dayton's oldest German club. Christa belonged to the Church of the Incarnation for over 40 years.
Christa would rescue any animal or person she believed needed help. Her contributions were numerous to many organizations and will be missed.
Her family sincerely wants to thank the doctors and the staff at Kettering Medical Center CCU for their compassionate and loving care they provided Christa.
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