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Richard J. Scherf

Richard J. Scherf

Richard John Scherf, 68, of Freeburg, IL passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at his home. He had worked as a window cleaner.

Mr. Scherf was preceded in death by his loving wife, the former Artha Kesting who passed away on October 4, 2017, and his parents; John and Helen (Netzel) Scherf.

Richard is survived by his 2 daughters; Corin (Peter) Forster of Aukland, New Zealand and Cayla (Derek Weikle) Scherf of St. Louis, MO, 1 brother; Robert (Molly) Scherf of Washington, DC , 1 sister; Sherry Drilling of Atlanta, GA and 2 grandchildren; Talia and Jaden Forster.

Memorials in Richard’s honor may be made to the American Cancer Society.

In keeping with Richard’s wishes no visitation or services will be scheduled.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Fritz Herrmann says:

    Richard was a classmate at Ambassador College. I remember him fondly. He was larger than life. So sorry to hear of his passing.

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