Evelyn 'Sam' Scheer


Evelyn "Sam" Scheer, 59, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at her home in Garden City.

Evelyn "Sam" Scheer, 59, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at her home in Garden City.

She was born Oct. 17, 1954, in Ulysses, to Kenneth Roy and Naomi May Moody Tucker. She graduated from Stanton County High School in 1972.

A Garden City resident since 1987, Mrs. Scheer worked as a human service specialist for the Kansas Department of Family and Children in Garden City for 18 years. She enjoyed bowling, woodcarving, reading, the outdoors and spending time with her family.

Survivors include three daughters, Sonja and husband Rick Torres of Wichita, Shannon and husband Kelly England of Wichita, and Shannon and husband Adam Irsik of Garden City; a son, Shawn McKee of Seattle; two brothers, Ken Tucker of Lawrence, and Steve Tucker of Canada; a sister, De Dean of Nevada; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Word of Life Church in Garden City. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net.

Memorials are suggested to Central Care Cancer Center, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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