Obituary Record

Gerhardt W. E. (Gerhart) Scheer
Died on 6/28/1974
Buried in God's Acre (St. Paul's) Cemetery

Enterprise, July 4, 1974


Services for 67 year old Gerhardt E. Scheer were held on Monday afternoon, July 1st, at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church north of Arlington. The Reckmeyer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements with Rev. Donald Gesterling officiating.

Mr. Scheer died Friday morning at an Omaha hospital.

He was born Oct. 12, 1906, at Arlington and lived in the area all his life. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Wilma Scheer, Arlington; brothers, Alfred, Wallace, Oscar, Otis, and Obert, all of Arlington; sisters, Mrs. Esther Grebe and Mrs. Helen Geisler, both of Fremont; Mrs. Frieda Walkenhorst, Arlington; Mrs. Arthur Walter (Lilly) Anderson.

Honorary pallbearers were Duane Scheer, Glen Echtenkamp, Orvin, Wayne and James Scheer and Ted Walkenhorst. George Bluma was organist.

Memorials have been established for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church building fund.

Burial was in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

# 2 - - From the funeral service folder:


October 12, 1906, Arlington, Nebr. - June 28, 1974, Omaha, Nebr.

Funeral Services, 2:30 P.M., Monday, July 1, 1974, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Arlington, Nebraska

Clergyman, Rev. Donald Gesterling

Music, Mr. George Bluma, Organist. Congregation will sing Hymn # 200, “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” Choir: “Beautiful Savior,” Congregation will sing Hymn # 589, “Oh, How Blest Art Ye Whose Toils Are Ended,” and Hymn # 587, “Asleep in Jesus, Blessed Sleep”

Burial in the Church Cemetery

Arrangements by Reckmeyer Funeral Home, Arlington, Nebraska

HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Duane Scheer, Wayne Scheer, Glen Echtenkamp, James Scheer, Orvin Scheer, Ted Walkenhorst.

PALLBEARERS: Elliott Geisler, Stevan Andersen, David Krohn, Walter Plugge, Jr., Marlin Scheer, Einar Anderson.

GERHARDT E. SCHEER Gerhardt E. Scheer was born October 12, 1906 on a farm near Arlington, Nebraska. He was the son of Fred Scheer and Wilma Schormann Scheer.

He spent his entire life in the Arlington community. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Arlington and Veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his mother; 5 brothers, Alfred, Wallace, Oscar, Otis and Obert Scheer, all of Arlington; 5 sisters, Mrs. Esther Grebe of Fremont, Mrs. Frieda Walkenhorst of Arlington, Mrs. Helen Geisler of Fremont, Mrs. Arthur (Wilma) Krohn of Hooper, Mrs. Walter (Lilly) Krohn of Omaha and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.

~~~Obituaries and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association; newspaper clippings on file at the Blair Public Library, Blair, Nebraska ~~~

Note: spelling on stone is Gerhart.

FindaGrave Memorial: 51306902

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 7/4/1974