Sioux City

Kevin J. Scherrman, 55, of Sioux City, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at his home, following a long battle with cancer.

Per his wishes, the body has been cremated. A celebration of his life will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Sioux City Pierce Mansion, 2901 Jackson St. The family requests all attending to dress casually and share memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Waterbury Funeral Service of Sioux City.

Kevin was born on March 30, 1962, in Norfolk, Neb., to John "Jack" and Patricia (Esser) Scherrman. Kevin graduated from Sioux City Community Schools, and received a business degree from Morningside College.

Kevin married Peggy Bauer in 1987. To this union two children were born, Sara and Anthony. They later divorced.

Kevin was on a trip in Cozumel, Mexico, where he met Mary Tipton. They have had an adventurous life together for the last 17 years. Kevin was on the Sioux City Fire Department for many years and also worked at KP Mortgage.

He loved being outdoors, camping, canoeing, and traveling. Kevin was a fan of all sports, even coaching for many years. He was an avid fan of the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Red Wings. Family was very important to Kevin, especially his own, but he was also involved with the Big Brother, Big Sister program.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; parents, Jack and Pat Scherrman; children, Sara (Troy) Risdal, Riley Tipton, Anthony (Elizabeth Foreman) Scherrman, and Hannah (Jordan) Holthus; siblings, Christopher Scherrman, Julie (Scott) Larson, Amy Scherrman, and Debra (Rick) Morey; grandchildren, Jenna, Parker, Jonnie, Ellie, Isaac, Avari, Dorian, Piper, and Elliott; many nieces and nephews; and other extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in Kevin's name to Hospice of Siouxland.

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