SCHARRE, STANLEY ELLAM, 95, of Louisville, died Friday May 16, 2014.
Born in Louisville, he was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the North Pacific campaign with the 18th Army Engineers, and former owner of the Panke Monument Company. He was a member of St Andrew's Episcopal Church and a member of the former St. John's and St. Stephen's Episcopal Churches. He attended the University of Louisville and received a varsity letter in football.
Stan was a dear and loving husband, father, and grandfather and enjoyed serving the community and helping neighbors and friends. He was a Mason for 68 years in the Boaz Lodge #850, a life member of Scottish Rite and active in the Kosair Shrine Transportation Unit and the Kosair Shrine High Twelve Club. He also was a volunteer for Ministries United for South Central Louisville.
Stan is survived by his wife of 66 years, Natalie (Cowan) Scharre; his children, David Scharre (Janice), Margaret Scharre, Philip Scharre (Annette); and his sister, Mildred (Scharre) Shea. He leaves two grandsons, Paul Scharre (Heather) and Steven Scharre (Jennifer Fallon); and one great-grandson, David Scharre.
Visitation will be on Thursday, May 22, 2014 between 3-7 p.m. at Pearson's Funeral Home, 149 Breckenridge Lane. Funeral service will be on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2233 Woodbourne Ave. with burial to follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy in Stan's name may be made to Kosair Charities.
Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207
Published in The Courier-Journal from May 20 to May 22, 2014