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Jerry Schacherer

August 19, 2018
Estherville News

Funeral services for Jerry Schacherer, 78, of of rural Estherville, will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Home in Estherville with Father Merlin Schrad, officiant. Interment will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Estherville. He lived in the area all of his life and departed on Aug. 16, 2018 at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Monday at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

John Edwin "Jerry" Schacherer, the son of Ralph and Hannah (Erpelding) Schacherer was born Feb. 15, 1940, in Estherville, Iowa.

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Jerry was a life long farmer in the Wallingford area. He was quick witted, a perfectionist with a huge heart that loved his farm, pontooning, daily bargain hunting trips to Fareway and HyVee, the goodie drawer, a clean shave and when kids and grandkids would come to visit.

Left to cherish Jerry's memory are his children: Lori McColl, Craig (Suizan) Schacherer, Michelle Krug, Dawn (Butch) Ross, Alyson (Naftali) Rutter, and 15 grandchildren; siblings: Darlene "Tootie" Lair, Marge Dalen, Thelma Jean "Obby" Brobst; loving companion Pam Peton and her children: Jason (Kelli) Peton, Kim (Allen) Drost, Leslie Hiney and six grandchildren.

Preceding Jerry in death are his parents, daughter Marcia; sister Marion, and triplet sisters Judy and Jane.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to farmrescue.org.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.henryolsonfuneral.com.

 
 
 

 

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