Obituary: Ruby Scherer

Pratt - Ruby Arlene Scherer, 89, passed away, Monday, April 6, 2020 at the Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg.
She was born March 10, 1931 in Medicine Lodge, KS. to Henry A. and Ina Evelyn Freeman Shellenberger. Ruby married Emil E. Scherer on November 25, 1950 in Pratt.  Emil preceded her in death on January 1, 1989.

Ruby graduated from Sun City High School in 1949. She worked as a waitress in Ruth's Cafe and Pratt Community College Cafeteria.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Pratt and a Member of the V.F.W.Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her two sons, Henry Greg Scherer (Ginger) of Bakersfield, CA. and Robert E Scherer (Gloria) of Miami, Florida; two Daughters, Debra Newton (Ed) of Sawyer and Bertha M Tuttle (Ron) of Haviland; 9 grandchildren; 19 great grand children; and 1 great great grandchild.

Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; step mother, Goldie Shellenberger; husband, Emil E. Scherer; sisters, Delores Sessions and Lucille Winnop; and 3 grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge with John Hamm officiating.              

There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Memorials may be made to V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Fund or Cancer Research Fund in care of Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club  Pratt, KS. 67124. Online condolences may be made at