Lenora Kathleen Scheer, "Linda" to all who knew and loved her, 75, of Fargo, ND, died suddenly early Monday morning, July 26, 2021 in Sturgeon Bay, WI with family at her side.
She was a lifelong resident of Fargo, born February 22, 1946, the daughter of Peter Wilbur Lundquist and Frieda Emilia (Unterseher) Lundquist. Linda attended Fargo Central High School and graduated with the class of 1964. She was united in marriage to Harris Dale Scheer on March 20, 1965 at her home church, Elim Lutheran Church, in Fargo. Continuing in the footsteps of her father, Peter, who was a barber, Linda attended New York Hairdressing in 1965 and was a licensed cosmetologist until 1980. She also helped at "The Dutch Maid", the ice cream shop her mother owned, downtown Fargo.
Linda was employed at NDSU Dining Services from 1968-1971. Her primary employment was with Ben Franklin Middle School in Fargo, where she was part of the food service staff. Linda retired (from Ben Franklin) several years ago, after over 20 years of working there.
She and Harris were blessed with over 45 years of marriage. He preceded her in death on April 15, 2010.
Linda remained a lifelong member of Elim Lutheran Church where she served on the church council (a former president), and on the funeral committee. She organized the annual Elim rummage sale for years. Linda attended her children's sporting and school events including Robert's cross country meets while he was in school and then attended other community long distance running events with (Robert) over the years. She will be remembered for being a friendly person who helped a lot of people. Linda loved her dog, Delta.
She will be missed by her five sons: Dr. Kurtis (Holly) Scheer, M.D. of Sturgeon Bay, WI; Rev. Anton (Carol) Scheer of Mesa, AZ; Steven Scheer, Michael (Kara) Scheer, and Robert Scheer, all of Fargo, ND; nine grandchildren: Katherine (Robert) Desotelle, Eleanore, Amelia, and Elizabeth Scheer, Kirstin (Andrew) Maltese and Kari (Matthew) Stachowiak, and Soren, Sawyer, and Areya Scheer; great-grandson: Grayson Maltese; brother: John Lundquist of Lakewood, CO.
Linda was preceded in death by her spouse; her parents; sister: Alberta (Harold) Curtis; siblings-in-law: Caroline (Joseph) Becvar, Phyllis (Harold) Kautz, Jean (John) Cooper, Edward (Linda) Scheer, and Kent Scheer; and other relatives.
Her life will be honored with a memorial service held at 10:00 on Friday, August 6, 2021 at Elim Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND with Pastor Caroline Strand officiating. Luncheon to follow (the memorial service), at the Sons of Norway – Kringen Lodge #4-25, Fargo, ND.
Linda will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Gardens beside her parents. Visitation for family and friends will be held at the church on Friday from 9:00 AM until the time of service. Memorials may be given in (Lenora's) name for Elim Lutheran Church (321 9th Street N., Fargo, ND 58102).
Huehns Funeral Home, Inc. & Door County Crematory LLC in Sturgeon Bay, WI (920-743-5635) is assisting the Scheer family with initial care, and service arrangements have been entrusted with Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home in Fargo, ND (701-232-3222). Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Linda may be shared with her family through her tribute pages at www.huehnsfuneralhome.com or www.hansonrunsvold.com.