James E. Scheerer
- November 14, 1935 - October 12, 2011
- Fort Wayne, Indiana
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I worked with Jim at Key Lanes, we had some great times there. He always had a smile on his face, and a twinkle in his eye. I had lost track of him when I quit so many many years ago. May he rest in peace. God Bless all of the family, I know he will be missed.
Posted by: Vonda L Roop - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend Oct 17, 2011
To the Miller Family,
Victor and I are sending you prayers and encouragement in this difficult time. I remember taking care of Jim when he had his surgery years and years ago.
The photo album was full of beautiful memories that you and your family will surely enjoy throughout the years.
Giving you strength and keeping you all in our prayers.
Victor and Pamela Kaminski
Posted by: Pamela and Victor Kaminski - Fort Wayne, IN - Friends of Leslie and Jake Mille Oct 17, 2011
We feel honored to have known Jimmy. What a wonderful man. Aways smiling, kind & a twinkle in his eye. We extend our sympathy to all of his family for your loss.
We will never fosrget our visits at Post 241, with Jim.,nor will we forget him.A. Sorry you never made it for "beef & noodles".
Posted by: Gene & Shirley Wolf - Foet Wayne, IN - friend Oct 17, 2011
Farewell Ole Friend.. You will be missed and never forgotten.. Such a great pleasure to be considered your friend...
Posted by: David Ferguson - Fort wayne, IN - Friend Oct 16, 2011
To the family of Jim - our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you. We remember the great times we had with Jim; at home and on deployments. Even though he had a son and daughters we always called him Dad. We will truly miss him.
Posted by: John and Tami Saylor - Marshall, IL - Friend Oct 16, 2011
Jimmy was an friend and mentor to so many of us - even as a wet-nosed Lt - he made me feel like I was a valued member of the Guard family. And the stories and jokes Jim would tell helped us keep a perspective on the important things. Each other. A toast to you Jimmy - thanks for caring! My regards to Shirley!
Posted by: David Brubaker - friend, fellow Guardsman Oct 16, 2011
Sorry you had to "Fly West" so soon. You were one of the best NCOIC's at the Guard. Hope you're with Joe, Steve, Jim, Larry and Rod.
Lt. Col. IND ANG Ret.
Posted by: Bob Lampke - Winter Springs, FL - Friend / Member Indiana ANG Oct 16, 2011
One of the good guys who will be missed. I remember summer camps at Alpena, MI and think of Jim fondly. He is up there in heaven with my dad and alot of others who were patriots like Ed, Don, Max and so many more. Rest in Peace. God Bless America...Major Maria Male-Basile, Retired
Posted by: Maria Male-Basile - Brooksville , FL - Air National Guard member Oct 15, 2011
Jimmy, you are in our memory forever, you were our mentor and our friend. You were truly a gentleman and a gentle man. We will miss you.
Tom & Linda Becker
Posted by: Tom & Linda Becker - Fort Wayne, IN - Friends Oct 14, 2011
I considered Jim a true gentleman and good friend. I was in the Terre Haute unit, and Jim always made me feel welcome whenever I visited the Ft. Wayne unit. He was a very competent and professional airman.
Posted by: Ron Beyers - West Lafayette, IN - A friend in the Air Guard Oct 14, 2011
My sympathy to the remaining Scheerer family. This was sad news, as I also retired from th Indiana Air National Guard (38 years) as Flight Line Supervision. Recall lots of memories of Jim and I being buddies. He was a good person.
John Forrester age 73
Posted by: John Forrester - Lake Havasu City, AZ - Life long friend and co-worker Oct 14, 2011
Served with Jim in the mid sixties and regarded him very well .... I hope hiss final flight is the best.
Posted by: Galen Cawley - Coloma, MI - Fellow Air National Guardsman Oct 14, 2011
It was such a pleasure getting to know this family, you all truly touched my life and will be remembered very fondly with lots of smiles and a few tears :)
Posted by: Cassie Bertsch - Decatur, IN - Nurse Oct 14, 2011
I worked with Jim at the Indiana Air National Guard for 20 years.I feel it was an honor to have known Jim. He was a dedicated military man, who served his country proudly. Jim could always put a smile on your face either with a funny story, or just that famous twinkle in his eye. We who knew Jim will miss him, but will never forget him. Jim is now reunited with his wife, who he missed so much. Thanks Jimmy for being a part of all of our lives.
Posted by: Mike Bernhardt - FORT WAYNE, IN - Fellow Guardsman Oct 14, 2011
You were one of the truest people I knew. Loyal, friend, family man and great boss! Now you're back with Shirley and the smile is a mile wide - move over Tom Selleck! Thank you for sharing part of your life . . . . Miss ya, Terri
Posted by: Terri Kinsey - Auburn, IN - Fellow Guardsman Oct 14, 2011
Jim, you were an inspiration to me and many many others. Always a kind word. Living life under your terms, and to the fullest. Honest, true and genuine to the end. Rest in peace.
Posted by: Tracey Clevinger - Markle, IN - friend/retired co-worker Oct 14, 2011
Jimmy was a great American and special friend . I will truly miss his whit. Deepest sympathy. Donna Shaffer
Posted by: Donna Shaffet - Ft.Wayne, IN - friend Oct 14, 2011
Jimmy was such a good guy. I loved our talks and joking around at Post 241. I will truely miss his laughter and the twinkle in his eye. Goodbye Jimmy, You will be truely missed but not forgotten.
Posted by: Linda Epperson - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend Oct 14, 2011
Jim Scheerer was not only a fellow Guardsman at the Indiana Air National Guard, but he was a true friend and confident as we worked together for at least thirty years. Jim was a patriot, he loved the Air Guard, and he loved America and all that being an American Soldier stood for. Jim talked about his family a lot, and you could tell by listening to him how much he loved them all.
The last time we talked
Posted by: Bob & Carolyn Franke - Greenback, TN - Fellow Guardsman Oct 14, 2011
Jimmy will be truely missed! What an amazing person he was! I'm so glad I got the pleasure of getting to know him and got to spend my afternoons with him. I will miss him everyday!!!
Posted by: Jama Butts - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend Oct 14, 2011
Our deepest sympathy. He was a dear friend and enjoyed working with him at the 122nd Fighter Wing andthe Headquarters Staff. He will truly be missed.
Posted by: Fred and Johnette Lawason - Indianapolis, IN - Military Friend Oct 13, 2011
Thank you for sharing the stories about your father, I know he will be missed. You are all honoring him well. I will keep the entire family in my prayers.
Posted by: bob jesch - fort wayne , IN - funeral director Oct 13, 2011