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Frederick "Fred" W. Scharer

December 28, 1946 March 13, 2019
Frederick "Fred" W. Scharer
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Obituary for Frederick "Fred" W. Scharer

Frederick W. Scharer, 72, of Genoa, died in his home Wednesday afternoon, March 13, 2019. Fred was born December 28, 1946, in Toledo to Oscar H. and Constance B. (Jackson) Scharer. On June 20, 1970, in Floral Park, New York, he married Carol F. Heck and she preceded him in death January 14, 1997. For many years Fred worked as a financial officer for Huntington Bank in Oregon, Genoa Banking from 1983-1993 and lastly at Genoa Savings & Loan in 1995. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Elliston and the Oregon/Northwood Rotary Club and had served on the Genoa Schools Board of Education. Fred proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Surviving Fred are his daughters, Constance (Fred) Lesher of Genoa and Jennifer (Brian) Gomilla of Florida and three grandchildren. His parents, wife, and sister, Betty Lynn Iffland, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 West St., Genoa. The funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Zion United Methodist Church in Elliston. Burial will follow in Clay Township Cemetery with military honors. The family has requested that memorials be given to the American Cancer Society, 740 Commerce Dr. Suite B, Perrysburg, OH 43551; the American Diabetes Assoc., 300 Galleria Officentre Suite 111, Southfield, MI 48034; or the Carol Scharer Scholarship Fund, Genoa Area Schools Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 98, Genoa, OH 43430.

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2:00 PM 3/18/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/18/2019 8:00:00 PM
Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory

501 West St.
Genoa, Ohio 43430

Family will be present from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory
501 West St. Genoa 43430 Ohio
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 3/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Zion United Methodist Church-Elliston

18045 W. William St.
Elliston, Ohio 43432

Zion United Methodist Church-Elliston
18045 W. William St. Elliston 43432 Ohio
United States

Cemetery Details


Clay Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

20051 W. Fulkert Road
Genoa, OH 43430

20051 W. Fulkert Road Genoa 43430 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society-Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky & Wood Counties

740 Commerce Dr., Suite B
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

American Diabetes Association

300 Galleria Officentre Suite 111
Southfield, MI 48034

Genoa Area Local Schools Scholarship Foundation

P.O. Box 98
Genoa, OH 43430
To the Carol Scharer Scholarship Fund

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