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Ronald "Ron" D. Scheer

I am a Veteran.Ronald "Ron" D. Scheer
October 26, 1934 -  July 27, 2018

Ronald D. Scheer, 83, of Fremont
died Friday (July 27, 2018) at Fremont Health.

Ron was born October 26, 1934 in Arlington, NE to William and Dora (Hilgenkamp) Scheer Jr. The family moved to Fremont when Ron was 4 years of age. He received his education in Fremont graduating from high school in 1952.

He was married on November 30, 1954 to Emilee Niebaum at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont by Rev. Hoffman. Ron was inducted into the US Army in 1957. Emilee was able to join him as he was stationed in Huntsville, Alabama at Redstone Arsenal. He was discharged in 1959. The couple then lived in Fremont where Ron was co-owner of Phelps Tobacco and Candy, Inc. (a wholesale distributorship). In 1995, the company was sold and Ron retired.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he had served in several offices. He was past president of Nebraska Association of Tobacco Distributors. He enjoyed tailgating and following Nebraska football and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. He enjoyed traveling and was able to visit all 50 states. He was a bowler and liked playing pitch and pinochle, and liked being with his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his brother Raymond ‘Butch’ and wife Irene Scheer and sister Mildred and husband Edgar Juedes and sister-in-law Carol Niebaum.

Survivors: wife – Emilee
3 sons – Michael (Lori) Scheer, Fremont
Stephen (Donna) Scheer, Castle Rock, CO.
Douglas (Ming) Scheer, Peach Tree City, GA.
1 daughter – Suzanne (Kevin) Moder, Rochester, MN
grandchildren – Ryan Scheer, Stephanie Scheer, Kimberly (Bryan) Anderson,
Sidney (Kayla) Scheer, Sonny Scheer, Amanda Moder, Matthew Moder, Nicholas Moder
great granddaughter – Andylev Scheer
brother-in-law – Lyman Niebaum, Fremont
sister-in-law – Kathleen (Richard) Craner, Albuquerque, NM.

The funeral service will be 10:30 AM Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The committal will follow in Memorial Cemetery with the US Flag Presentation and Taps by the Fremont Honor Guard (American Legion Post 20 and VFW Post 854). Visitation at the Ludvigsen Mortuary will be Wednesday 3 to 8 PM, with the family receiving friends 6 to 8 PM. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church.

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