Raymond Scherer

Sunday, February 6, 2005

BENTON, Mo. -- Raymond Charles Scherer, 67, of Benton died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Oct. 24, 1937, at Benton, son of John and Bertha Enderle Scherer. He was a farmer and a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton.

He and Olevia "Libby" Tucker were married Nov. 8, 1958, in Dutchtown.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Anthony Scherer of Benton; two daughters, Diane Scherer of Cape Girardeau, Cheryl Scherer of Benton; four brothers, Vernon Scherer of Benton, Paul and Mark Scherer, both of Cape Girardeau, Robert Scherer of Venice, Fla.; two sisters, Drusilla Felter and Louise Burger, both of Benton; and a stepgrandchild.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. Parish prayers will be at 7:30 p.m.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Denis Catholic church, with the Rev. Normand Varone officiating. Burial will be in St. Denis Cemetery.