Peter J. Scheuer, 59,dies in China

Funeral set for October 7 in Ely

Peter Joseph Scheuer, 59, died Sept. 21 in Beijing, China. He was born in Winton, MN on Oct. 4, 1957.
He was a graduate of Ely Memorial HIgh School, St. Olaf College, and the University of Minnesota Law School. He was employed by Bayer Health Care - China, where he headed the Beijing Legal Dept.
He is survived by his wife XiaoXiao, and children Bronte, Brandise, Peter Jr (Tom), and Eugene. Other survivors include parents, Robert and Katherine Scheuer and brothers Karl (Rose), Paul, and John, and sisters Gretchen (Brad) Bensen, Veronica (Warren) Olsen, Anna (Keith) Larson, and Nichole (Duane) Farkas.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Mary and Eugene Scheuer, Gretchen and Nicholas Rauscher, uncles Father Benedict and Father James Scheuer and aunt Mary Jo Rauscher.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely with visitation being held one hour prior to the service at the church. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.