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John Scheuerell


February 12, 1931
July 27, 2019

Funeral 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia

John Bruno Scheuerell, 88, of Iuka, Illinois passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois. He was born on February 12, 1931 the son of John Valentine and Mary Rita (Sapinski) Scheuerell in Cicero, Illinois. He married his sweetheart, Joan Beverly Boughman on February 10, 1951 in New Buffalo, Michigan and she survives in Iuka.

John was a devoted family man and proud of each member. Along with his wife of 68 years, Joan Scheuerell, survivors include his children, John Scheuerell and wife Karen, James Scheuerell, Joseph Scheuerell and wife Filipinas Baylosis; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Theresa Petersen and husband Robert; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Scheuerell was preceded in death by both his parents; brother, Francis Scheuerell; and daughter, Joan Uhlean.

Mr. Scheuerell was a proud United States Army veteran, serving his country with honor during the Korean War era. He was grateful to have the opportunity to serve with the Honor Guard for local funeral services. John was a member of the Sheet Metal Union and was passionate about his work as a sheet metal installer. He liked to travel and especially enjoyed his fishing trips to Canada. John was a huge fan of sports, using this love and knowledge to play, coach and watch sports on television. He was so very fond of the family pets that he nurtured over the years. John was a bright spot for his family, taking extra special care of each of his loved ones and he always gave out the best advice.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with his granddaughter, Chaplain Joannie Naraghi officiating. Online condolences and memories of John may be shared with his family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.