Donald Joseph “Donny” Scherer, 29, of Taylorville, IL died Friday, February 7, 2014 in Springfield.

He was born February 2, 1985 in Taylorville, IL. On May 24, 2003 he married Holly Grafton in Taylorville. Donnie was employed as a Respiratory Therapist at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He enjoyed being active, spending time outdoors fishing, camping, boating, yard work, and being with his family.

Surviving are his wife: Holly of Taylorville; 3 children: Meah Marie Scherer, Macy Faye Scherer, and Shea Patrick Scherer. His parents: Bobby and Lorrie Foor of Taylorville; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Patrick and Wendy Grafton of Taylorville; Brother: Phillip Foor and wife Megan of Decatur and Sister: Jeanette Scherer. Grandparents: Richard and Grace Meadows of Kincaid and Bart and Roe Nan Grafton of Springfield. There are 2 Nieces and 4 Nephews surviving. 

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, February 13, 2014 at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville with Donald House officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville. There will be a meal for family and friends at Taylorville Memorial Hospital following the services on Thursday.

A Trust Fund will be set up at Taylorville Community Credit Union, 422 W. Main Cross, Taylorville, IL 62568.

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