James Michael Scherer Sr.

Published 9:29 pm Wednesday, November 29, 2006

By Staff
Mr. James Michael Scherer Sr., 59, of Huntsville, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at his residence. He was a native of Independence, Mo., and a resident of Madison County for the past 32 years. He was a vice-president of Teledyne Brown Engineering. He was pastor of the Community of Christ Church and served as past president and board member of the Association for Retarded Citizens &#8220ARC” of Madison County. He was preceded in death by his father, Albert Andrew Scherer; his mother, Twyla Scherer Oleksy and step-father, H. Stanley Oleksy.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Johnson Scherer; a son, James Michael (Stacie) Scherer Jr. of Huntsville; a daughter, Julia Crista Scherer of Huntsville; two grandchildren, Emma Elizabeth Scherer and James Michael Scherer III, both of Huntsville; his brothers, Mark Scherer and Thomas Oleksy, both of Independence, and Charles Olesky of Wichita, Kan.; sisters, Sandra Noffsinger of Independence and Stella Byrd of Ozark, Mo.; his in-laws, Jean and Edsel Johnson of Evergreen and 17 nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church with Elder Tom Alexander officiating.