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Betty Jane Scheer

October 15, 1927 — September 12, 2023

St. Libory

Betty Jane (Glause) Scheer, 95, of St. Paul, formerly of St. Libory, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at Matelyn Retirement Community in St. Paul.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church in Worms. The Rev. Craig K. Niemeier will officiate. Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery at Worms.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church. Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.

Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church.

Betty was born Oct. 15, 1927, near St. Libory, the daughter of John and Linda (Stelk) Glause. She and her siblings rode Shetland ponies to their rural elementary school. She graduated from Grand Island Senior High School in 1945.

She was united in marriage to Elton F. Scheer on June 1, 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church in Worms. The couple were lifetime farmers and ran a dairy east of Worms for 50 years. Betty was also an accomplished seamstress and cook. She was active in her community and Zion Lutheran Church as a devoted Christian. She also served as a Sunday School teacher and was involved in Ladies Aide and had belonged to several extension clubs over the years. Each day she prayed for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, naming each of them individually.

She is survived by her children and spouses, Pamela and Ron Turner of Augusta, KS, Stanley and Laurie Scheer of Grand Island, Lyle and Karin Scheer of Yankton, SD, Gordon Scheer of Chapman and Candace and Ron Ludden of Bellevue; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; sister, Wanda Hershberger of Lincoln; brother, John Glause of Chapman; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Kurz of Grand Island.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elton on Aug. 28, 2013; her parents; brother and sister-in-law, Melvin and Deanna Glause; sister-in-law, Betty Glause; brothers-in-law, Bryan Lacy, Maynard Hershberger and Albert Kurz; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ervin and Lorena Scheer.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, September 18, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Zion Lutheran Church

, Worms, NE 68872

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Zion Lutheran Church

, Worms, NE 68872

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Burial

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Starts at 11:45 am (Central time)

Zion Lutheran Cemetery

, Worms, NE 68872

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