Thursday, November 30th, 2006
Complete Obituary
Roger Scheer
  Roger Scheer, 88, of Lock Two, died at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 26, 2006, at Otterbein, St. Marys, where he had been a resident in the assisted living section since August 2003.
He was born May 9, 1918, in New Bremen, to Lafayette Wilhelm and Wilma Oberwitte Scheer. On May 10, 1940, he married Vernita Heinfeld, who survives at Otterbein.
Also surviving are a son, Stanley (Jane), of North Carolina; two brothers, Delbert, of Alton, Ill., and Jim, Minster; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Sylvester William, Ralph, Robert and Lafe William Jr.; a sister, Lela May Billger and a brother-in-law, Frank Billger.
He worked for Turner Toy Company, Wapakoneta; Sieberling Rubber Company, New Bremen; and the former Streine Tool and Machine Company (STAMCO), New Bremen, where in 1966 he was inducted into the company's 25 Year Club. He later worked at Minster Machine Company.
He was a 1936 graduate of the New Bremen High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Europe during World War II. He was a staff sergeant with Company I, 137th Infantry, 35th Division and fought in numerous battles including Battle of the Bulge.
He was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ, New Bremen, served on various boards, taught Sunday School and remodeled the church office. For three years he served as chairman of the Auglaize County March of Dimes fund drive.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church the Rev. Steve Wills officiating. Burial is in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to Hospice, the church or Otterbein-St. Marys.
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