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Jul
14

Scheveck John Peter, 81


John Scheveck Passed away at St. Mary’s Care Center of Winsted on July 12, 2017.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Monday, 7/17/2017 at St. Mary’s Church of Waverly. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM at church on Monday. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery of Waverly
John Peter Scheveck was born on March 27, 1936 to Louis and Amelia (Povlitzki) Scheveck in Geneseo, North Dakota. He grew up and attended grade school in Geneseo. He went to High School in Lidgerwood and graduated in 1954. John first attended college at North Dakota School of Science, now called North Dakota State College of Science. He then went on to the University of North Dakota and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1958. On August 24, 1957, John married Lois Arlene Jereski. He went on to Grad School at UND and completed his Master’s degree in 1962.

John was a teacher in Argyle Minnesota from 1958-1966 and was Principal from 1966-67. In 1967, the family moved to Howard Lake where he served as Principal of the High School until he retired in 1992. John enjoyed woodworking, reading and collecting sports cards and comic books.

John passed away at St. Mary’s Care Center of Winsted on July 12, 2017. Survivors include- Wife: Lois of Howard Lake, Children: Mark (Patti) Scheveck of Crystal MN, Julie Harrington of Roberts WI., Mike (Bonnie) Scheveck of Brooklyn Center MN., Grandchildren: Kelly, Abby, Sophia, and Andrea and Siblings: Clarence Scheveck, Eleanor (Peter) Paczkowski, Edward (Joan) Scheveck, Marlys Novotny, and Mary Ann Scheveck.

John was preceded in death by: Parents Louis and Amelia, Son Paul, and Infant Sister.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society of Minnesota.