Services for Elaine M. Scheer, 74, Ingalls, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at First Church of God in Dodge City, Kan. The Rev. Darrell Hendrickson will officiate. Private burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City.
Book signing will take place from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday at Swaim Funeral Chapel in Dodge City.
She died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at her home.
Memorials are suggested to the First Church of God for missions or Parkinson’s Disease Research, both in care of the funeral home.
Elaine Marie Scheer was born on Aug. 14, 1943, at Dodge City, the daughter of Bud and Elsie (Naylor) Stotler. Elaine was born and raised in Dodge City and graduated from Dodge City High School, where she was active in orchestra and tennis.
On Aug. 25, 1961, she married Neal L. Scheer at Dodge City. They lived all their lives in southwest Kansas, where they owned and operated a custom hay service. She was a golfer, played softball, bowling, hunting and fishing and was an avid Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs fan.
Elaine also enjoyed music and played the piano, organ and accordion. Her love of music was passed on to her grandchildren, and she enjoyed listening to them play, attending concerts, competitions and other activities they were involved in.
She was active in the First Church of God of Dodge City and Cimarron Golf Club of Cimarron.
Elaine is survived by her spouse of 56 years, Neal Scheer of Ingalls; two daughters, Kristi Baudin and spouse Kenny of Louisiana and Cindy Colle and spouse John of Hutchinson, Kan.; a son, Darin and spouse Mary Alice of Topeka, Kan.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia Stotler of San Benito, Texas, and Carol Turner of Greensburg, Kan.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Parker Stotler.
Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.