John L. Scherffius, of O Fallon, MO, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023 at the age of 86. Cherished son of the late John and Mildred Scherffius; devoted father of Darlene (Charles) Cecil, James (Kady) Scherffius and the late Johnny Scherffius; loving grandfather of Amy (JT) Young, Joshua (Mariah) Arnott, Zachary Arnott, Jesse Scherffius and Max Scherffius; great-grandfather of Boston Young, Oakley Young, Kaldi Young and Mya Belle Arnott; Dear brother of Mary (Tom) McFadden. John was also preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Zaluga, and his brother, Edward Scherffius. John was a cousin, uncle and friend to many.
John proudly and honorably served in the United States Army. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time and supporting his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In his free time, John loved watching western movies and wrestling. He was a good cook and never turned down a good meal with family or friends. John was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in John's name to the Wounded Warriors Project.