Orine E. ‘Sonny’ Scherf

Feb. 8, 1930 - Nov. 10, 2006

Orine E. "Sonny" Scherf, of Conover died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006 in his home at the age of 76.

Sonny was born Feb. 8, 1930 in Waukesha, the son of Henry and Ura Scherf.

He married Constance "Connie" Humphreys on Sept. 3, 1966. Sonny retired in 1992 from Waukesha Engine after 45-and-a-half years. After his retirement, Sonny and Connie moved to Conover where he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Sonny will be sadly missed by his wife Connie; son Gene (Lori) Scherf of Waukesha; daughter Gail (Chris) Johnson of New London; step-daughter Jeanne Deppe of Iowa; grandson Jacob Johnson; and brothers Romaine "Mick" (Mary Jane) Scherf of Wales and Harlow (Diane) Scherf of Woodruff. Also surviving him are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Ura Scherf and sister Audrey Kline.

Visitation for will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and also on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd. The Rev. Michael Turriff will officiate. Entombment will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery immediately following the service. Memorials in Sonny’s name may be directed to: Dr. Kate Hospice, P.O. Box 770, Woodruff, WI 54568; or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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