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Leola Katherine (Althage) ScheerNovember 22, 1921 ~ March 28, 2017 (age 95)
Leola Katherine Scheer, 95, of New Haven, MO, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at New Haven Care Center, New Haven, Missouri.
Leola was born in Lyon, Missouri on November 22, 1921, a daughter of the late August & Freida (Brune) Althage.
She was the widow of William O. Scheer. They were married on September 5, 1943, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Port Hudson. William preceded her in death on February 22, 1995.
Leola was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven, Missouri. She worked for Dissen Farm Supply as a book keeper for over 20 years. In her free time she enjoyed doing cross word puzzles.
Leola is survived by two sons, Wayne Scheer & wife Beverly, of New Haven, Missouri; and Kevin Scheer & wife Carol, of New Haven, Missouri; by five grandchildren, Wendy Olerich, Charlie, Allen, Joe, & Justin Scheer, by 11 great grandchildren, Ava & Dane Olerich, Kyle, Evan & Sam Scheer, Logan, Lillian, & Olivia Scheer, Hunter & Molly Scheer and Adian Scheer, and a sister-in-law, Mildred Althage, of New Haven, Missouri.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, by a sister Nelda Gerdes, and by a brother Orval Althage.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 31st from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 12:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven., with Pastor Mark Goucher officiating.
Burial will be at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be given to New Haven Care Center or Church Cemetery Fund.