OBITUARY ~ RICHARD B. SCHERRUEBLE
August 10, 1939 ~ June 11, 2012
Richard B. SCHERRUEBLE, 72, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012, at a nursing home in Aurora, Ill. He was born August 10, 1939 in Aurora, IL,
the son of Milton H. and Cleora (BYRNE) SCHERRUEBLE.
Richard retired from the Burlington Northern Railroad after many years as an electrician. He also worked for the EJ&E
Railroad and Naperville School District #203. Richard was always willing to help family and friends with their electrical
Richard was in the Air Force, stationed in Omaha, NE, where he met his wife. He was an avid car and train fan
for many years, and was a HAM radio enthusiast.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Marjorie (PARKER) SCHERRUEBLE of Aurora; a daughter, Kimberly (Timothy) FORBES
of Sheridan and their children, Timothy and Emily; a daughter, Kelly (David) HARTER of Gilberts and their children Paige
and Kaci; a brother-in-law, Doyle PARKER of Shannon City, IA; sisters-in-law, Helen (Tom) GUTT of Liberty, MO and Joyce
MANSHIP of Dallas, TX and several nieces and nephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents. He was also preceded in death by his special son, Duane A. SCHERRUEBLE.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL
Funeral services were held Monday,
June 18, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. from the Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, Mount Ayr, with Pastor Edward Shields officiating.
Musical selections included "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Amazing Grace."
Casketbearers included Tim FORBES, Doyle PARKER,
David HARTER, Kimberly FORBES and Emily FORBES.
Military rites were conducted by the Iowa Honor Guard.
was made at Redding Cemetery, Redding.
Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr was in charge of arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2012
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