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Frank Scheer

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Franklin Dean “Frank” Scheer, 56, Iola, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home.
Frank was born July 10, 1957, in Iola, the son of Franklin Armon “Jack” and Wanda Jean (Potter) Scheer. He grew up in Iola and completed vo-tech school for auto body repair in Wichita.
He worked for Jay Patterson and purchased his body shop, operating the business as Frank’s Body Shop until selling it in 2010.
On July 17, 1981, Frank married Rita Runer. They later divorced.
Frank was a member of Iola Elks, National Rifle Association, Duck’s Unlimited and the Garnett shooting range. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping.
Survivors are his sister, Joyce McCullough, Iola, his dog P.J. and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Laura Newman and brother David Scheer.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel, Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola. Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and left at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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