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1942 Keith 2019

Keith Scheer

January 13, 1942 — April 23, 2019

Keith was born in Winner, SD on January 13, 1942 and God took him home April 23, 2019.

Keith's family moved to Lincoln, NE and he attended school there. The family moved to Ashland for 3 years before moving back to Lincoln. He received his GED while in the Navy. After returning to Lincoln, Keith acquired his CDL and became a local dump truck driver and this was his profession for 50 years. Keith received several awards for his safe driving ability while working with General Excavating for over 19 years and Constructors for almost 10 yrs. After having a small stroke in 2015, Keith retired.

He belonged to Alcoholics Anonymous and received his 18 year medallion in February this year. Keith enjoyed fishing, reading, gardening and canning (making his own salsa) among other things. He and Marla would go around the countryside picking plums, chokecherries, elderberry and whatever they could find to make jams and jellies. He was a great cook and loved sharing his soups and other dishes.

Survivors include his wife Marla (Elmshauser), sisters Peggy Scheer (Hoffman) of Lincoln, NE and Marilyn Olson of Winner, SD. Nephews and nieces in South Dakota and Nebraska. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Zola Scheer and brother Roger Scheer.

A Celebration of Life was Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Lincoln, NE. Memorials to Marla in care of Aspen Cremation Service, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504.

Keith's family will take him on his final trip to Ogallala, NE on May 11, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be at Prairie Hills Funeral Home at 2:30 pm and interment of cremains at the Ogallala Cemetery. Please join the family/friends to share Keith's journey.

Prairie Hills Funeral Home of Ogallala, NE is in charge of local arrangements.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Prairie Hills Funeral Home

602 N Spruce St, Ogallala, NE 69153

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