Max C. Shera

November 2, 1923 - September 14, 2010

Age: 86

Westport, Indiana

Date of Death
: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 10:11 p.m.
Place of Death:
at Miller’s Merry Manor at Hope
Date of Birth:
November 2, 1923
Place of Birth:
Westport, Indiana

Date of Funeral: Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.
Bass & Gasper Funeral Home at Westport
Friends may call at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home on Friday, September 17, 2010 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Rev. David A. Scaggs and Rev. Steve Malone
Final Resting Place: Westport Cemetery with military graveside services


Parents: Earl L. and Mamie (Clark) Shera



Residential: He has been a lifelong resident of Decatur County. He has resided in Burney and Westport.

Education: He graduated from Sandcreek High School in 1941. After graduation he attended a business school.

Military: He was a Veteran of the 255th Field Artillery Battalion having served with the US Army during WW II in northern France, Ardennes,
               Rhineland and central Europe.  He was honored for his service during the invasion of Normandie.

Occupation: He was a lifelong farmer and had driven a school bus for Decatur County Community School for 34 years.
                      He was a former employee of Cummins Engine Company.

Memberships: Westport Baptist Church

                          Westport Masonic Lodge # 52 F. & A.M.

                          Order of Eastern Star Otto Chapter # 570 of Westport

                          Former member of the Westport Kiwanis Club 

Hobbies: He enjoyed hunting in his younger years, watching TV and most of all spending time with his family. He enjoyed joking around with family
                 and friends and making people laugh. For many years he attended his army reunion until failing
health prevented him from attending.



Married to: Norma Jean Champ Keith
January 19, 1946
Burney, Indiana



Wife - Norma Jean Shera - Westport, Indiana

2 Daughters - Karen J. (Kenneth) Israel - Hope, Indiana

                         Theresa Kay Shera - Westport, Indiana

3 Grandchildren

2 Great Grandsons


Preceded in death by: Parents

                                         1 Sister – Lucille Anderson

                                            4 Brothers – Isaac Shera
                                                                  Miles M. Shera
                                                                  Stanley Shera
                                                                  W. Dwight Shera



Memorial contributions may be made to the Westport Baptist Church through the funeral home.


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