Jonathan Scherr


Jonathan Scott Scherr, 17, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in Garden City.

Jonathan Scott Scherr, 17, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in Garden City.

He was born July 11, 1993, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Joel and Delia Scherr.

He was a senior at Garden City High School and excelled in music. He was especially talented at composing piano and organ arrangements.

He will be remembered for beautiful music and a generous heart, and for always visiting shut-ins and the less-fortunate. He will be missed by his relatives and friends in Garden City and Trego County.

Mr. Scherr is survived by his parents; two brothers, Rick and Will Scherr of Garden City; and fraternal grandparents B.J. and Ruth Scherr, of Garden City.

He also is survived by his uncle, Elio Spassiano and his wife, Marina, and their children, who reside in Geneo, Italy. Other survivors include his aunt and uncle, Deanne and Dave Smith; an aunt, Lynn Ballinger, Garden City; his aunt and uncle, Connie and Barney Kassman, Wichita; and his aunt and uncle, Mary and Dan Berning of Lincoln., Neb.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents.

A Memorial Service service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Brethren, 505 N. Eighth St.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Jonathan Scherr Memorial Fund at the First National Bank of Garden City, 908 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846. Online condolences can be sent to

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