DONIPHAN - Dennis L. Scherer, 52, formerly of Dexter and Bell City, died Feb. 2, 2006 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Born Nov. 17, 1953, in Amarillo, Texas, son of Robert and Mona Jones Scherer of Dexter, he was a self-employed business owner of Big D's restaurants in Doniphan and Poplar Bluff. A member of the St. Benedict Catholic Church in Doniphan, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Poplar Bluff.
On Jan. 22, 1994, in Dexter, he married Shirley Mills who survives of the home.
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are: one son, James "Jim Bob" Scherer of Poplar Bluff; three stepsons, Aaron Rogers, Jeff Rogers and Brian Rogers of Dexter; one sister, Gale Scherer of Dallas; four brothers, David Scherer of Bell City, Greg Scherer of Bloomfield and Danny Scherer and Chris Scherer of Oran; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the St. Benedict Catholic Church in Doniphan with the Rev. Lutz officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. Benedict Cemetery in Doniphan.