Charley Louis Roscher, 101, of Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at I-70 Medical Center in Sweet Springs.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Sweet Springs. Rev. Tim Biesemeyer will officiate. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday, June 23, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice.
Born July 22, 1904, in Saline County, he was the son of the late Louis Antone Roscher and Sarah Ethel Burke Roscher. On Dec. 23, 1927, he married Margarete Elizabeth Buie, who preceded him in death Aug. 10, 2004. He had lived in Saline County his entire life and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Sweet Springs. He had worked at International Shoe Company and then served as chief of police in Sweet Springs from 1951 to 1974, when he retired.
Survivors include two sons, Bill Roscher of Kansas City and Richard Roscher of Sweet Springs; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Charles Roscher; four sisters and three brothers.