Alvin J. Scherping 67 year old resident of Swanville, MN passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, February 24, 2011 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Swanville, MN with Father Ron Dockendorf officiating. Burial will take place in St. John the Baptist Parish Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. on Thursday and from 10-11 A.M. on Friday at St. John the Baptist Church in Swanville, MN. Parish prayers will be prayed at 7 P.M. on Thursday at the Church. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelley-Gibson Funeral Chapel in Swanville, MN.