Earnest Edward Scheffers, age 64, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away July 5,, 2018 at Veterans Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. A Memorial Gathering will be held 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Pella Memorial Building, 829 Broadway, Pella, Iowa. Earnest is survived by a brother Michael Scheffers; nieces, Mandy Hackett and Michale R. Scheffers; beloved friends, Andy McGhee and Jack Taylor. Thank you to: Suncrest Hospice and to his friends at the V.A. Hospital, Harper and Diana. Who showed him love and compassion.