Robert W. Scherf, 93 of Elgin passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2010 in his home. He was born May 10, 1917 in Elign the son of William and Anna Hartung Scherf. He had been a resident of Elgin all of his life and was a graduate of Elgin High School. he was partner with Lair-Rite Carpet Services before retiring. He was a veteran of WW II serving in the US Amry in the Asiatic Pacific Theater.
Surviving are his 3 sons; Robert P. Scherf, Jack (Lorraine) Scherf and Mark (Helen) Scherf all of Elgin. 4 Grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife o 72 years, helen Gibbs Scherf on August 15th, 2010, a sister Betty Wagner, a brother Bill Scherf and a daughter in law, Delletta Scherf. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 8th at 12:00 Noon in the Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 51 Center St., Elgin. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11:00 AM until the time of services in the chapel.