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“Dear Cindy & Family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Glen will be greatly missed in the community there. We were in high school together & I...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Janan (Baer) Massey - Solvang, CA

“I really enjoyed playing cribbage with Benny. He always played for the enjoyment of the game and that made it a great time. May God be your comfort...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Chuck Brooks - Towson, MD

“Cindy, I was so sad to hear of Benny's death. I am glad I got to meet him and it was fun to read about your doings in your annual letter. I so...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Joanne Dochterman - Swisher, IA

“Cindy, My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Jean Fischer - Spencer, IA

“Cindy and family,So sorry to hear about Benny... what a wonderful, caring, devoted man... gentle, kind, and a great baker. He will always be dearly...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Ann Falkenberg Olson

“Cindy, we are so sorry for your loss. Benny will be missed by so many! If someone needed help, he was right there. We will miss his friendship,...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Curt and Lorie Korn

“I am proud to have had Benny as a friend. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is to never die. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Al Batt - Hartland, MN - Friend

“Cindy, Thinking of you and prayers for you during this difficult time. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Ron and Deb Fischer - Alton, IA

“Please accept my condolences for your loss. May your many memories help you find peace at this time. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Twyla Trytten - Mesquite, NV

“So sorry Cindy for your loss of your beloved Benny! We had the same birthday and it was always special to me to have your thoughtfulness every year....Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Stephanie Sulla - Rochester, MN

“RIP Glenn ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Paul Sabin - Port Charlotte, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for comfort and peace. God Bless. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Tammy Talley - Missoula, MT

“What a great person Benny was,my condolences to his family, rest in peace my friend ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Ron Hummer - Mapleton, MN

“I always looked forward to Benny coming into the post office each day. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word for me each day. I will...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Judy Johnson - Frost, MN - Friend

“So very sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man and always had a smile. And of course, a pretty awesome cribbage player!! God bless ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Bev Goerish - Kiester, MN

“So very sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man and always had a smile. And of course, a pretty awesome cribbage player!! God bless ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Bev Goerish - Kiester, MN


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Glenn R. "Benny" Scherb, age 68, of Kiester, MN, died Sunday, November 27, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester, MN, with Pastor Katie Pals officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, December 1 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester, MN, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery in Kiester.
Benny was born to Ludwig and Leona (Nehring) Scherb, August 27, 1948 in Albert Lea, MN. Benny was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kiester. He grew up in rural Kiester and graduated from Kiester High School, the class of 1967. Benny was proud to live on the family farm and loved being an active farmer. Benny married Cindy Beyer on September 7, 1985 in St. Paul, MN. He enjoyed bowling and was a card player, playing HucklyBuck, Cribbage and more Cribbage. Benny also enjoyed visiting up town and having coffee, square dancing, and traveling. Benny served on Our Savior's Lutheran Church Council, Men in Mission, the cemetery board, was a head usher and funeral usher for many years. He was a member of the Kiester United Way, member and past president of the Kiester Lions, and volunteered for InterFaith Care Givers. Benny was also a Kiester Township Supervisor. He loved his dog, Lady.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Carol Ann in infancy; father and mother-in-law: Vincent and Agnes (Jochum) Beyer.
Benny is survived by his wife Cindy Scherb of Kiester; 2 siblings: Maurice (wife Kay) Scherb of Spencer, IA, Janice (husband Connie) Engebretson of Kiester, MN; In-Laws: Joyce (Jim) Bear of Aurora, CO, and Jim (Sharon) Beyer of Huntsville, AR; nieces and nephews: Michael Scherb of Mason City, IA, Meredith Scherb of Des Moines, IA, Molly Engebretson of Mankato, MN, Jill (Lonnie) Steinhauer of Bricelyn, MN, and their children Brody and Carter; Shelley Johnson of Aurora, CO, and her children Samantha and Blake; Stephanie (Scott) Sly of Colorado Springs, CO; Brad (Shelley) Beyer and his daughter, Michaela of Tulsa, OK; Chris (Kelly) Beyer of Tulsa, OK, and their children Hailey and Brooklyn; Michael Beyer and his daughter Meagan of Tulsa, OK; Special Friends: Fred and Lanice Engebretson of Scarville, IA, Ann (Brendan) Nagle of St. Paul, MN, Ryan Engebretson (fiancé Stephanie Adix) of Scarville, IA, Christian (Ashley) Engebretson of Nicollet, MN and their children, Wyatt and Mason; Debra Adix of Alden, MN, Tyler Adix (special friend Michelle Fischer) of Alden, MN, and Judy Meyer of Kiester, MN.
May Benny rest in peace. He will be deeply missed.