Stanley Scherbarth

Funeral services for Stanley Scherbarth of Hay Springs, Nebraska will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron, Nebraska with Father Tim Stoner and Father Joseph Joseph officiating. Burial will be at Hay Springs Cemetery in Hay Springs, Nebraska. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron, Nebraska.

Stanley Reed Scherbarth, 86, passed away peacefully in his home April 14, 2014.  He was born March 13, 1928.

On May 26, 1951, he married Rose Mary Whiting of Morrill, NE.  They made their home in rural Hay Springs, NE.  Their union created five children.  Stan and Rose made the farm, ranch, later the mail route, of 42 years, their livelihood.  He was a lifetime member of the Angus Association.  He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.  He also had a life time hunting/fishing license. He taught all his children to fire and shoot all kinds of firearms.

As a family man, he raised his children never to judge, and to be fair and honest.  He was a loving figure to everyone who needed him.  He supported his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews with all their sports endeavors.  Whenever a grandchild/great grandchild was born, he had to be the one to hold the new baby when it came home. Later:  the going phrase of the grandchildren was: “don’t tell Grandpa..."

Survivors include his children:  Deanna Ferguson, Jim (Roseann) Scherbarth, Rita Kelly and Dan, Tim Scherbarth and Kelly; and Daryl (Rachel) Scherbarth.  Grandchildren include Kelly (Rhonda) Schafer; TJ (Holly) Scherbarth; Amy Scherbarth; Justin (Stephanie) Scherbarth; Keith (Adriene) Kelly; Kevin Kelly; Katie and Thomas Scherbarth; and Haden Scherbarth.  He had nine great grandchildren.

Other survivors include his brother Robert (Nellie) Scherbarth of Aurora, CO; and their children. Proceeding him in death was his mother Margarita Baker; his father E.J. Scherbarth; his brother, Don (and wife and daughter); his wife Rose Mary.

The family suggests:  the Rainbow House, in Omaha, NE. It is a house for families to stay when their children are hospitalized for treatment. And, the Hay Springs Youth Baseball Fields for bleachers and additional needs.

A memorial has been established for Rainbow House of Omaha or Hay Springs Youth Activities. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron, P.O. Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

 Online condolences can be made at

 Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.



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