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Ronald Scherer

January 17, 1936 — March 2, 2024

Ronald W. Scherer, 88, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Millers Health and Rehab in La Porte.

Ronald was born in La Porte, Indiana on January 17, 1936 to Wilbur and Pearl Scherer.

On January 23, 1954 in La Porte, IN, he married Joan Elaine Luther who preceded him on December 20, 2020. Surviving are his 3 sons, Terry (Renee) Scherer, Greg M. Scherer and Jeff Scherer, all of La Porte; 6 grandchildren, Noelle Anderson, Nicole McIntire, and Brittany, Andrew, Kathryn and Curtis Scherer; 4 great-grandchildren, Daven, Tatum, Willow and Faith Anderson; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Curtis Scherer; and grandson, David Matthew Scherer.

Ronald worked as a civil engineer at Midwest Steel in Portage, Indiana. He was an usher and the chairman of the board of elders at St. John's Lutheran Church. Ronald enjoyed fishing, golfing, camping, and family get-togethers. He was very active and busy with his family and friends. Ronald was the assistant coach for Little League, was active in Boy Scouts, and pitched fast pitch softball for the Lucky Cigars.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Ken Schaeffer officiating.

A time of visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Riley's Hospital for Children, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202 or St. John's Lutheran Church, 111 Kingsbury Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.cutlercares.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronald Scherer, please visit our flower store.

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La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Saturday, April 13, 2024

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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