Gerald Joseph Scholl was born in Wittenberg, Missouri, on January 19, 1931, to Rudolph Edwin and Martha Flora (Hoehne) Scholl.
Received as an infant into the Kingdom of Grace by Holy Baptism at the Trinity Lutheran Church at Altenburg on February 2, by the Rev. Vogel, he was transferred at the Lord's request to the Kingdom of Glory by death on Monday, May 7, 2007 at the age of 76 years and 4 months.
Mr. Scholl was confirmed in 1949 at the Trinity Lutheran Church at Cape Girardeau by the Rev. Melzer.
On February 28, 1948, he was united in Holy Matrimony with Jewel Marie Brinkley at Osceola, Arkansas.
Mr. Scholl is survived by his wife and two children, Martha Marie (Scholl) Richmond and Joseph Alan Scholl, both of Poplar Bluff; three grandsons, Timothy Christian Schenks, Terry Michael Schenks, and Joseph Edgar Richmond, all of Poplar Bluff; one brother, James Lee Scholl of Jackson, Missouri; one aunt, Frieda (Hoehne) Newberry of St. Louis, Missouri; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jason Wayne Scholl; and two brothers, William Dean Scholl and Howard Eugene Scholl, both of Cape Girardeau.
His body will be laid to rest in the City Cemetery at Poplar Bluff, Missouri.