October 28, 1927 - June 17, 2014
Edgar George Ernest Scheiderer, age 86, of Marysville, died peacefully Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at home with his loving wife, Marjorie, and family by his side. He worked at O.M. Scott and Sons for almost 18 years and served as the chemical plant manager for twelve of those years. During his retirement, he worked as a caretaker for the P.C. Williams family. He was a former associate of Thiergartner Implement Company in Milford Center. Following graduation in 1946 from Chuckery Darby High School, he worked on the family farm before being drafted in the Army. He was a lifelong member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he was baptized November 13, 1927. He attended grade school at St. John’s Lutheran School and was confirmed March 29, 1942. He served his church as elder, usher and member of the choir. Among other ways he served the church, he was a member of the 150th church anniversary committee. As a member of the St. John’s school board, he was instrumental in the organization of the school’s kindergarten program. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served with Company C, 231st Combat Engineers at Ft. Lewis, Washington during the Korean War. He was stationed at Desert Rock, Nevada during the testing of the atomic bomb. He was a member of American Legion, Union Post 79. On May 17 of this year, he was selected to travel to Washington, D.C. on the Honor Flight. He was a 4-H advisor for 12 years and served as president for the Union County 4-H council. He supported his four children who were 4-H members over a span of 22 years. He also coached boys’ softball and baseball. He served on the Paris Township Sub-planning Committee. During his younger years, he played on the North Lewisburg Firemen’s softball team, which won third place in the state. He was a member of Windsor and Community Seniors, where he served on the advisory board. He also served two terms with the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. He and his wife were inducted in 2009 to the Central Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame and they also received the Medical Mutual of Ohio Senior Advisory Council’s 2009 Outstanding Senior Volunteer Honorable Mention award for exemplary community volunteer service. Besides playing sports, he enjoyed cooking and will be well-remembered for his homemade noodles and sugar popcorn. He liked working in the garden and yard, especially with roses. He cherished his travels with his wife to the Holy Lands, Europe, Hawaii and many other sites. Above all, he loved the time he spent with his family, especially attending his children’s and grandchildren’s activities. He was born October 28, 1927 in Union County to the late Carl and Rosa Burns Scheiderer. He was also predeceased by an infant son, Mark Walter Scheiderer and by brothers and sisters and brothers-and sisters-in-law, Harry and Frances Scheiderer, Roy and Burdetta Scheiderer, Frieda and Herman Nicol, Helen and Harry Evans, Lorna Scheiderer, Martin Burns, Doris M. and Harold C. Rausch, Gerald and Mary Dellinger, Ruth Ann Vollrath and Walter “Myron” Dellinger. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marjorie Dellinger Scheiderer, whom he married April 18, 1954 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chuckery; a daughter, Karen (Steve) Hall of Marysville; three sons, Carl (Dawn) Scheiderer of Hilliard, Larry (Kelly) Scheiderer of Hilliard and Edgar Roy (Beth) Scheiderer of Powell; eight grandchildren, Jason (Krista) Hall, Michael (Danielle) Hall, Megan Scheiderer, Kara (Jason) Pollo, Brooke Scheiderer, Karolyn Scheiderer, Laura Scheiderer and Jordan Scheiderer; three great-grandchildren, Riley, Olivia and Logan Hall; two sisters, Gertrude (Ludlow) Nicol of Marysville and Norma Burns of Marysville formerly of Milford Center; a brother-in-law, Phillip Vollrath of Milford Center; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and special friends. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. (today) Thursday at Underwood Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Rev. Jacob Heino and Rev. Larry Kudart will officiate. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Full military honors will be provided by the Union County Military Funeral Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the St. John’s Church Organ Fund or to Loving Care Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwood16.wpengine.com.
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