Ferdinand Scheifele died Dec. 5, 2015 at the age of 77. He was born May 11, 1938 in Bad Tolz, Germany to Ferdinand and Franziska.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1968, and was a Mountain Area resident for 45 years. Mr. Scheifele worked as a groundskeeper, and enjoyed biking, traveling, hiking, and singing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Helmi.
A funeral was held at San Joaquin National Cemetery in Santa Nella. A Memorial Mass will take place 8 a.m., Dec. 18, at Our Lady of the Sierra in Oakhurst.