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.
A Mountain Area resident for 30 years, he 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 will be held 10:30 a.m., Dec. 16, at San Joaquin National Cemetery in Santa Nella. A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Sierra on a yet-to-be-determined date.