M. Sue Scheer, 66, of Alton, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at her residence with her family by her side.
She was born on July 9, 1948, in Alton, the daughter of the late Robert and Iva (Brown) Sims.
Sue married Mike Scheer Dec. 28, 1968, in Alton. He survives.
She was a teacher at Sacred Heart in Florissant, Mo., for the past 10 years and previously taught at St. Mary’s School, St. Bernard’s School and the Alton School District. She was a member of the Prolife Group of St. Mary’s, the Society of Mothers of Peace, the Evangelization Group for 17 years and the Schoenstatt Rosary group for 15 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.
Sue is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Megan and Steve Konstantopoulos and Sarah Scheer and Tim Tipsword; five grandchildren, Michael Scheer, Morgan Tipsword, Molly Tipsword, Mathew Konstantopoulos and James Konstantopoulos; four great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Luke, Scott and Brooklynn; one brother and his spouse, Steven K. and Jacque Sims; and one brother-in-law, Robert Scheer.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with Fr. John Luong, O.M.V., as celebrant.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church and/or Society of Mother of Peace.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.