Paul Stanley Scheer

June 23, 1950 - April 15, 2014 -

Paul Stanley ScheerPaul Scheer peacefully passed away Tuesday at home surround by his loved ones.

Paul Stanley Scheer was born to the late Stanley and Marianne Scheer, June 23rd, 1950 in Oregon City, ­Oregon. He was the third of seven children. Paul grew up on the family farm in Macksburg. He graduated from Canby Union High School in 1968. Paul proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1969-1971. Paul rekindled his ­romance with Sonja Carrion after 25 years. They ­remained a ­devoted, happy, loving couple up until his death.

Paul’s family was his life. He loved his kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. He not only was their dad, grandpa, or great grandpa, he was their friend. He loved to play games with his family and go to his grandkids and great grandkids sporting events. He was a proud member of the Macksburg Gun Club and the American Legion. Paul enjoyed golfing, going on cruises, and camping in the R.V. with his lovely Sonja. Paul’s family was grateful that Sonja came into his life and took him on many adventures outside of Canby, which he enjoyed immensely.

Paul was known to his friends and family for his cowboy hat and boots, his sarcastic wit, and his big laugh, but most of all, his caring heart.

Paul is survived by his partner: Sonja Carrion; ­Daughters: Karen Phillips; Becky Hagen; and Cathy Johnson. Step Daughter: Tonya Geddes (Scott); Step Son: Shane Giardina; Grandkids: ­Dezmoree Johnson (Ben); Aubree Weigel (Dustin); Douglas Johnson; Emma Phillips; Step Grandkids: Tyler and Morgan Geddes;

3 great grandkids; Siblings: Gloria Vincenzi (Don ­Morgan); Susie Hardy (Eric); Carol Blackman; Monte ­Gillespie; ­Paul is preceded in death by his parents; ­Sister: Nancy Imholt; Brother: Ted Craig.

Paul’s Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 26th at 3:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 122, 424 NW 1st Ave, Canby, OR.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that ­donations be made to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

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