William ‘Bill’ Scherer, 51
"Bill" L. Scherer passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 16,
2011 at the age of 51 years.
Bill was born on Jan, 22, 1960, in Waukesha to Leroy and Juliette (nee
Driscoll) Scherer. He graduated from Port Washington High School, Class of
1979 and went on to earn a twoyear degree in ornamental horticulture from
MATC in 1984. Bill lived in West Bend and was a faithful member of Trinity
Lutheran Church. In West Bend, Bill was a client of the Threshold and
worked in their adult workshop program for many years.
Bill’s passion in life was his involvement with the Special Olympics. He
played on many sports teams including volleyball, basketball, and
softball. He passed away participating in a sport he loved with people he
cared so much about.
Bill is survived by his mother Juliette; sisters Mary Jane (James)
Meeuwsen, Nola (Calvin) Scherer-Luft, Rosemary (Gerald) Steffen; and
brother Robert (Donna) Scherer. He is further survived by many other
nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and dear friends.
Bill is preceded in death by his father Leroy.
A funeral service for Bill will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2011, at
Trinity Lutheran Church, 140 N. 7th Ave. in West Bend with the Rev. David
Schoob presiding. Visitation will be at the church only on Friday, July
22, 2011, from 3:30 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. Private interment of cremains
will be at St. Finbar Cemetery in the town of Saukville at a later time.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, 338-2050,