Leppert Mortuaries - Nora

740 East 86th St, Indianapolis, IN


Robert Charles Scherer

August 27, 1925May 13, 2020

Robert Charles Scherer,

94, of Indianapolis, departed this life Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was born August 27, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Matthew and Frances (Cerny) Scherer. He was a graduate of St. Philip High School in Chicago, and then enlisted in the United States Navy. Bob proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He worked for Deluxe Check Printers, then owned and operated Indiana Jeweler Supply until his retirement in 1998. He was a longtime member of St. Monica Catholic Church in Indianapolis. Bob was preceded in death by his first wife of 56 years, Elvira (Peterson) Scherer in 2005, and then his second wife of seven years, Eunice (McCloud) Scherer in 2019. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Dorothy Siwek, Mildred Nawrot, Harold Scherer and Fr. Philip Roy Scherer. Bob is survived by his loving children, Carol (Ken) Robertson, Bryan Scherer and Douglas (Marilyn) Scherer; his beloved grandchildren, Jennifer (Bob) Stacy, Kimberly (Greg Price) Grant, Julia (RJ) Gargas and Allison Scherer and great-grandson, Patrick Nelson. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00pm on Tuesday May 19th at Leppert Mortuary – Nora Chapel. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home. Interment follows at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery in Indianapolis. Please note that with respect to government mandates, social distancing will be exercised during Bob’s final services. The family wishes to thank St. Vincent’s Hospice and the staff at Traditions of North Willow for the kind and compassionate care they provided. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested in his name to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences are available at: www.leppertmortuary.com

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020


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Thomas Siwek

May 18, 2020

Uncle bob was a great man to have know, the world will miss u cousin Carol it was great talking with u today love u kid o I wished it could Have been better circumstances keep in touch I got your number I will call you More than 30 years apart.

Love Tommy Tom Siwek

Kristen Rodriguez

May 17, 2020

Sending thoughts and prayers to your family!

Kristen Rodriguez

Barbara (Jo) Clark

May 15, 2020

Carol and family, I was so saddened by the loss of Bob. I have nothing but good memories of your father. He was a great boss at Deluxe.
Please do well and I know Bob has a wonderful place in heaven and in your hearts.
RIP Mr Scherer.

Barbara Jo Ballard-Clark


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