Sorry to see you leave this Earth early, "Bear" - I'll miss seeing you around, buddy! Pete Korb, your former Aramark guy...
Ronald William "Bear" Scherer, 54, of New London, died Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Great River Medical Center, West Burlington. He was born April 28, 1964 in Mt. Pleasant to Ted and Arlene Hoit Scherer. He was a 1982 graduate of New London High School; graduated from Southeastern Community College Auto Body program; and was self-employed. He was of the Christian faith.
He enjoyed riding his Harley, fishing, camping, hunting, was a fan of the LA Rams, was a Boy Scout as a youngster, and loved his dog, Lucky.
Survivors include his mother, New London; one daughter, Tori (Evan) Romero, Coralville; sister, Julie (Mike) Garmoe, Mt. Pleasant; nieces, Mary and Sarah; nephew Micah; and two great-nieces, Abi and Agatha. Besides his father, Ron was preceded in death by sister, Chris Scherer and brother Alan Scherer.
The funeral service for Ronald "Bear" Scherer will be 11:00 Friday at Elliott Chapel with Pastor Jerry Phillips officiating. Friends may call beginning at 9 am, with the family present one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Burge Cemetery, New London. A memorial has been established for PAWS Animal Shelter, Ft. Madison.