The Free Press, Mankato, MN


December 11, 2012

Armin E. Scharfe

  Armin E. Scharfe (October 6, 1935 - December 7, 2012) of Evendale, passed away Dec. 7, 2012 at the age of 77 formerly of Mankato, MN. Beloved husband of Mary Anne (nee Flake) Scharfe. Loving father of Karen (Mark) Scharfe Seifert, Timothy (Diana) Scharfe, the late David (1963), and the late Michael (2011) Scharfe. Cherished grandfather of Michelle (Michael) McGehee, R. David and Jack Scharfe.

  Armin graduated from Grinnell College in 1958 and went on to work for Procter and Gamble for 35 years in several positions. He retired in 1993 as the Manager of P&G Airplane Operations.

  Visitation will be Tues. Dec. 11, 2012, at Strawser Funeral Home, 9503 Kenwood Rd. in Blue Ash, from 6:00 p.m.  8:00 p.m. Services will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7701 Kenwood Rd., Wed. Dec.12, at 10:30 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to The Bethesda Lutheran Communities, 600 Hoffmann Drive, Watertown, WI 53094. Burial will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Iowa at a later date to be determined by the family. Guest book at

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