Joseph Herman Scherger

Joseph Herman Scherger, 55, of Tiffin, died at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo.

Joe was born Oct. 25, 1957, in Fostoria, to Gerald William and Imelda M. (Brickner) Scherger.

He is survived by two sons, Thomas and Kevin Scherger, both of Tiffin; a daughter, Alysia Scherger of Tiffin; a brother, Gary Scherger of Findlay; and two sisters, Sandra McCarty of Bloomdale and Sharon Frisch of Fostoria.

Joseph was a graduate of Lakota High School. He worked at Continental Structural Plastic, Carey, was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, and the United Auto Workers.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-3113. A wake service will be at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home followed by his funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. The rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.

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