Richard T. 'Dick' Scher

Richard T. “Dick” Scher, 86, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mr. Scher graduated from Huntington Catholic in 1951.  He served in the United States Air Force.  He retired in 1986 from International Harvester as a purchaser after 35 years of service.  He was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 3rd degree Knights of Columbus 1014, American Legion Post 7 and the Moose Lodge 837.

He was born Feb. 13, 1933, to Henry J. and Lena K. Gelzleichter Scher in Huntington. He married Margaret “Mugs” Schultis on Oct. 5, 1957, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 2019.

Survivors include a son, Kevin J. (Sue) Scher, of Macy; four daughters, Karen (Dan) Dunbar, of Martinsville; Sandy (Greg) Augspurger, of Denver, NC; Barb (Doug) Shock, of North Manchester; and Beth (Mike) Clark, of Huntington, IN; eight grandchildren, Tony (Tasha) Dunbar, Luke (Julie) Augspurger, Jake Augspurger, Levi (Tiffany Griese) Shock, Erin (Rob) Toll, Jared Clark, Molly Scher, Nicky Scher; and four great-grandchildren, Hadley Toll, Tyson Dunbar, Tayden Dunbar and Caleb Augspurger.

Calling is Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. Recitation of the Rosary will be held prior to calling hours at 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Additional calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019, prior to Mass from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held immediately following at 10 at the church, with Rev. Tony Steinacker presiding. Burial with Military Rites will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

Memorials are to SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church or Visiting Nurse & Hospice, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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