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William E. Scheer


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William E. Scheer 1952—2018
William E. Scheer, 65, of Rockford, passed away in his home on May 23, 2018. Born October 24, 1952, in Fort Wayne, Indiana; he was the son of Elmer W. and Edna (Schroeder) Scheer. He married Sharon D. Court on June 7, 1975 in Rockford. Bill was a 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and member of Bethesda Covenant Church, Rockford. He enjoyed a lengthy career in Sales and Marketing. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan who had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed fishing, swimming and spending time with his wife in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Sharon Scheer; sister, Marilyn (Harold) Geist; sister-in-law, Kathy (John) Kenny; nieces, Angel (Bryan) Albright and Joy Geist; nephews, Aaron (Tracy) Geist, Jeff (Liz) Genrich, Greg Genrich, Brian (Desirae) Genrich and David Kenny; and his life-time friend, Hal (Jana) Reinking. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Bill's life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E State St, Rockford. Visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church. Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Mulford Chapel, in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at www.fitzgeraldfh.com
Published in Rockford Register Star from June 13 to June 15, 2018
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