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Catherine A. Shroyer Scott


Catherine A. Shroyer Scott, 94, of Eldridge, formally of Cedar Rapids, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 3 p.m. with a visitation beginning an hour prior, at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Entombment will follow in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Catherine was born on July 8, 1924, to Roy and Anne Donnelly Shroyer in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She attended William Penn College in Oskaloosa. Catherine worked for Collins Credit Union for 22 years and proudly retired in 1986. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Scott on July 8, 1947, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Catherine enjoyed playing bridge, cribbage, Words with Friends, and painting. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and was a volunteer at Mercy Medical Center.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Susan (Steven) Fly of Bettendorf, Iowa; Carol Ratcliff of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; and Lynn (John) Dermody of Cypress, Texas; grandchildren, Michelle (Evan) Waters of O'Fallon, Mo.; Jennifer (Jason) Schroeder of Davenport, Iowa; Carrie (Rob) Lessard of Overland Park, Kan.; Gina (Tabor) Smith of Cypress, Texas; Nicholas (Angela) Dermody of Corpus Christi, Texas; and Jason (Kayla) Dermody of Houston, Texas; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Madelyn and Ethan Waters of O'Fallon, Mo.; Colton and Carter Schroder of Davenport, Iowa; Robert Ross and Archer Lennon Lessard of Overland Park, Kan.; Ryder, Jace and Jayden Smith of Cypress, Texas; and Paislee and John Thomas "JT" of Corpus Christi, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; parents; and son-in-law, Gary Ratcliff.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa, or All Saints Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
A special thank-you to the entire staff at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House for their tender care of Catherine.
Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.