ST. CHARLES – Jacob C. Scherer, 101, of St. Charles, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
He was born June 1, 1911, in Ridgewood, N.Y.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lena; two children, Barbara Reilly and Bill (Deborah) Scherer; also, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Virginia Gryl.
Funeral Services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles. Burial will be held at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens, Palm Harbor, Fla. Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, 2501 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 435, Dallas, TX 75219.
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