Ripon woman sets record for 'largest collection of Smurfs'

CREATED Jul 23, 2014

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  • Image by Gerda P. Scheuers

  • Image by Gerda P. Scheuers

  • Image by Gerda P. Scheuers

  • Image by Gerda P. Scheuers

  • Image by Gerda P. Scheuers

  • Image by Gerda P. Scheuers

RIPON --  Fond du Lac County is now home to the largest collection of Smurfs in the world.

Gerda Scheurs from Ripon has more than 6,300 pieces of Smurf memorabilia. She said her collection started in the late 1970s.

Gerda was recently recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Scroll through the gallery above to see photos of her collection.