Gregory Scherb, age 54, of rural Albert Lea

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 8, 2005

Funeral services for Gregory S. Scherb, age 54, of rural Albert Lea will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Concordia Bear Lake Lutheran Church.

The Rev. Gary Hanson will officiate. Interment will be at the Bear Lake Cemetery.

Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the services at the Church.

Gregory passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, at St. John’s Lutheran Home from complications of pneumonia.

Gregory S. Scherb was born Sept. 12, 1951, to Julius and Phyllis (Scott) Scherb. He was baptized at the Concordia Bear Lake Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his mother; sister, Carol Lynn and her husband, Albert Purdy; nieces, Krista Purdy and her fianc, Noel Ahnemann and Kelly and her husband, Paul Kleven; great-nephew, Caleb Kleven; aunts: Dorothy and her husband, Don Swedberg, Irma Hagen, Dorothy Scott, and Janet Scherb; uncles, Martin and his wife, Mabel Scherb and Paul and his wife, Adeline Scherb; and many cousins.

Gregory was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Byron and Esther Scott and Barney and Mary Scherb; aunt, Lorriane and her husband, Paul Meinke; uncles: Lawrence Scott, Eldo Scherb, Lucas Scherb, Philip Scherb and his wives, Mildred and Marjory, and Manville Hagen; and cousin, Tim Simpson.

Gregory was very special and a blessing to his parents and family.