April 13, 1942 - August 23, 2016
Eldon Scheuermann was a member at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Robert, MO, son of Jefferson & Florence Mary (Wollbrink) Scheuermann, born in Quincy, IL on April 13, 1942. He grew up on the family farm in Sutter, IL and graduated from Warsaw High School in Warsaw, IL in 1960. In February 1964, Eldon enlisted in the Air Force and after training he went to McClellen AF Base in Sacramento, CA as an electronics technician on "early warning airborne" aircraft, deployed to S.E. Asia for a short time. On September 9, 1967 he married Florence (Flori) Margaret Clarke from Sacramento, CA. Their first few months together were spent at ENT AF Base in Colorado Springs. CO where Eldon was a communications specialist until he finished his service time in June 1968. They moved to central IL where Eldon worked for Honeywell Corp. in commercial temperature, environmental controls and energy management systems until 1976. He then worked for five years at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL as Systems Management Director. In 1981, he returned to work for Honeywell Corp. in Carson City, NV. In 1999, Eldon & Flori moved to Richland, MO where Eldon finished out his Honeywell career as supervisor of operations for combined/joint Chemical Warfare at CDTF, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO and retired in July 2007. Eldon & Flori are the parents of Daniel & Kenneth Scheuermann. Eldon loved his family, especially, his grandchildren; Hannah, Hayden & Hallie (Dan & Bethany's from Wichita Falls, TX) also Greta & Carsten (Ken & Katrina's from St. Charles, MO). He enjoyed helping his Brother-in-Law, Jerry Plowman, with his farming. Eldon was an excellent gardener winning awards with produce at county fairs in NV. He was an avid golfer and loved to work and cheer for Midwest Speed Shop (Holtz Summit, MO) "sprint car" racing team over the past several years. Eldon was baptized and confirmed at Bethany United Church of Christ, Tioga, IL. He loved our Lord Jesus Christ and enjoyed serving the congregation at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Robert, MO. Eldon is survived by his sisters, Martha (David) Larson, Mabel (John) Larimer, Esther (Jerry) Plowman and brother, Calvin (Sharon) Scheuermann. He was preceded in death by his mother, Florence and his father, Jefferson and older brother, Martin. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in memory of Eldon Scheuermann to the Pulaski County Salvation Army or the Foundation of Barnes Jewish Hospital for Dr. Kushnir’s Nursing Department and may be left at the funeral home. Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 26, 2016 in the Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Robert, Missouri with Pastor John Perling officiating under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert. Graveside services with military honors were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016 in the Bethany United Church of Christ Cemetery of Tioga, Illinois under the direction of Printy Funeral Home of Carthage, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in memory of Eldon Scheuermann to the Pulaski County Salvation Army or the Foundation of Barnes Jewish Hospital for Dr. Kushnir's Nursing Department and may be left at the funeral home.
Eldon Scheuermann was a member at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Robert, MO, son of Jefferson & Florence Mary (Wollbrink) Scheuermann, born in Quincy, IL on April 13, 1942. He grew up on the family farm in Sutter, IL and graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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