Wilma Scheer

Obituaries

March 8, 2018 - 12:00 AM

Wilma Orvetta Scheer, 64, Iola, went home to be with the Lord and Bill, the love of her life, on Monday, March 5, 2018. She was born Jan. 8, 1954, in Iola, to Clyde and Wilma (Tuttle) Hardesty. Wilma married Billy Eugene Scheer, Sr. on Jan. 21, 1972. He preceded her in death on July 11, 2013.
Wilma was a giving and loving mom, grandma, and sister. She worked at Haldex until it closed and currently worked for Community Care Connection. In her spare time, Wilma enjoyed visiting with friends, reading, watching movies, and was faithful to her relationship with God. She was loved by all who knew her and will be missed by many.
Wilma is survived by her son, Billy Scheer Jr. and wife Karen, Yates Center; granddaughter, Kendra Scheer, Yates Center; Alberta Cook and husband Richard, Lawrence, Patty Switzer and husband Paul, Round Rock, Texas, and Brenda Sandoval and husband Fred, Phoenix, Ariz; and her half-sister, Elizabeth Donnelly, Iola.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; and niece, April Sanborn.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at LaHarpe Cemetery. The family will hold a potluck dinner immediately following the service at Iola Senior Center at 204 N. Jefferson Ave. in Iola. Memorials have been suggested to help defray funeral expenses and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Countryside Funeral Home 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.

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