Mary Lou Garland Sermersheim Weir, 94, Terre Haute

Mary Lou Garland Sermersheim Weir, 94, of Terre Haute, died Friday, May 27, in Springhill Village in Terre Haute. She was born in Huntingburg February 27, 1928, to Golda and James Archie Garland.

Mary Lou was a member of Central Christian Church where her grandfather was minister for many years. She worked during World War II at General Electric while her husband Sylvester A.L. Sermersheim served in the U.S. Navy. They married May 18, 1944, and were married for 32 years. She worked five years for Singer Company as a sewing consultant in Terre Haute, five years as a portrait consultant for Olan Mills, 18 and a half years at Meis/Elder Beerman, and seven years for J.C. Penny as a customer service/sales person. She was married to Erwin Frank Weir in 198o until 1987.

She is survived by one son, James Louis Sermersheim; two daughters, Sylvaia Thomas and Jane Walters; three grandsons; four granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and grandparents she was preceded in death by six siblings, her two husbands, one son, and one grandson.

Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Pastor Ryan Stiles will officiate.


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