William E. Scherr Jr., 78
April 9, 1938 — Nov. 26, 2016

William E. “Bill” Scherr Jr., 78, of Slinger, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in his home surrounded by his loving family.

Bill was born April 9, 1938, in Slinger to William and Mary (nee Wick) Scherr.

He was united in marriage to Janice M. Malsack on April 18, 1959, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Slinger. Bill enjoyed wood-working, fishing, hunting and going to his cottage up north.

Bill is survived by his loving children, William (Yvonne) Scherr of Theresa, Karen Wulff of Allenton, David Scherr of West Bend, Danny Scherr of Westfield and Tony Scherr of Slinger; cherished grandchildren, Hunter, Savannah, Ali, Michelle, Colt, Mandy, Brad Scherr, Carrie (Cory) Pamperin, Michael Jr. (Robin), Mathew, Nicholas Wulff and Megan (Steven) Lord; 13 cherished great-grandchildren; dear siblings, Annie Kreuser of Lomira, Lynn (Buck) Averill of Kewaskum and Marvin (Marlene) Scherr of Waukesha; brothers-in-law, Arnie (Dee Malsack) of Prairie du Chein, and Phil (Linda) and Paul (Judy) Malsack, both of Montello; and sister-in-law, Pat (John) Broderick of Madison. He is further survived by many loved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 44 years, Janice Scherr; parents; sister, Mary Jane Krueger; brother-in-law, Dick Kreuser; parents-in-law, Arnold and Beatrice (nee Dropp) Malsack; infant twin son, Paul Scherr; and siblings-in-law, Robert Malsack and Beatrice Malsack.

A memorial service for Bill will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union Street Hartford, WI 53027). Family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Thursday from 4-6:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.