Jere J. Danaher Sr.
Retired major, insurer
Services for Jere J. Danaher Sr., who was retired from the Air Force and the insurance business, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.
Mr. Danaher, who was 85 and lived on Southerly Road in Towson, died Monday of heart failure at St. Joseph Hospital.
He retired in 1952 as a major in the Air Force after enlisting in the Army in the late 1930s. Serving in the Army Air Forces, he was commissioned during World War II.
After his retirement, he served as president of the Danaher & Co. insurance agency until he retired finally in the 1960s.
A native of Baltimore, Mr. Danaher was a charter member of the Father O'Neill Council of the Knights of Columbus.
He was a former state president of the Reserve Officers Association and a former ruler of the Towson and Edgewood lodges of the Elks.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Charlotte Danaher; two daughters, June M. Danaher of Joppa and Charlotte Grasmick of Lutherville; a son, Jere J. Danaher, of Lutherville; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Linda Marie Schurr
Former teacher, coach
Linda Marie Schurr, a former teacher and coach at Hereford High School, died Monday of cancer at a hospital in Wilmington, Del.
Mrs. Schurr, who was 43 and lived in Mendenhall, Pa., had worked for three years as an activities specialist at a geriatric center in West Chester, Pa.
She taught physical education and coached field hockey at the Baltimore County school in the early 1970s. Born in Baltimore, the former Linda Marie Elgert was a graduate of Dulaney High School and of West Chester University.
Her husband, Dale Schurr, is principal of an elementary school in Wilmington, Del.
In addition to her husband, her survivors include a son, David Schurr of Mendenhall; two daughters, Jennifer and Carrie Schurr, both of Mendenhall; her parents, John E. and Evelyn Elgert of Timonium; and two brothers, John A. Elgert of Parkville and Barclay J. Elgert of Timonium.
The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the Spoken Word Ministry, P.O. Box 30342 in Raleigh, N.C.