Joan (Phyllis) Linder Scheer, 86

Joan (Phyllis) Linder Scheer, 86, of Westerville, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 12:05 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Parkside Senior Village, Westerville.  

She was born on July 30, 1926, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Peter and Bernice (Wissman) Rypkema, who preceded her in death.  

On Feb. 26, 1949, she married Richard Linder, and he died on Jan. 2, 1986.  

Then on April 28, 1993, she married Lafe “Jack” Scheer, Jr., and he died on Oct. 22, 2006.

Survivors include seven children, Kathy (Doug) Rath of Defiance, Steve (Kathy) Linder of Jamestown, Susie McCormick of Cincinnati, Mary (Russ) Barton of Westerville, Jeff  Linder, of Columbus, Amy (Tom) Wood of Columbus, Pat (Susanne) Linder of Cincinnati; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, the Rev. Daniel Hunt, officiating.  

Burial is to follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Wapakoneta.  

The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at the Long and Folk Chapel of Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home, 13 S. Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Heartland Hospice of Columbus, St. Joseph Catholic Church, or the American Cancer Society.  

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