Howard Leslie Scherer, 71, of York, NE passed away on July 18, 2023 at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln, NE following a heart attack.
He was born June 11, 1952 to Milton and Doris (Hilleary) Scherer in Fort Madison, IA.He grew up outside of Donnellson, IA and graduated from Central Community High School. Howard studied at Southeastern Community College in Keokuk, IA and later the University of Iowa. In Iowa City, he met and married Carol (Gerlach) Scherer and his son Matt was born. They later moved to Waco, NE where his son Randy was born. In December 1990 he married Cheryl (Dickes) Scherer in York.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Paul, and his wife. He is survived by his sons, Matt (Tammi) Scherer, and Randy Scherer; step-children, Kyle (Tondi) Hager, Brent (Jeni) Hager, Mindy Hager, and nine grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings Shirley (Moander), Richard, William, Carol (Edgar), and Carol (Gerlach) Scherer.
Howard will be remembered during a small private ceremony to be held at a later date. We appreciate your love and prayers during this difficult time.
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