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Donald L. Scheidt

December 15, 1928 September 21, 2011
Donald L. Scheidt
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Obituary for Donald L. Scheidt

Donald L. Scheidt of Bingham Farms and Columbus, Indiana died September 21, 2011. He was 82 years old. Mr. Scheidt was born December 15, 1928 to Emma (nee Ortstadt) and Lawrence Scheidt. He played basketball and baseball in High School and graduated from Purdue University in 1950 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Scheidt proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

Mr. Scheidt was Vice President of marketing and sales for Arvin Industries, Inc. and retired in 1993 after 45 years. He was a member of St. Peters Church in Columbus, played for the Columbus Merchant�s Baseball team, and enjoyed golf and tennis.

Mr. Scheidt is survived by his wife, Edra Jean Leist Scheidt whom he married October 12, 2002, in Birmingham, and children, Rick (Kay) Scheidt of Bloomfield Hills, Steve (Rosemary) Scheidt of Birmingham, Sandy (Stephen) Birge of Rochester Hills, and Bob Scheidt of White Lake Township. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Mr. Scheidt is preceded in death by his first wife, Geraldine Gore Scheidt, brother, Harlan Scheidt, and sister, Frances Fischvogt.

Visitation will be at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 W. Maple Road, Birmingham, Saturday 3-7pm. Funeral Service will be at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Sunday 3:30pm. Friends may visit at church beginning at 2:30pm. Burial in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials appreciated to Sacred Space at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1800 W. Maple Road, Birmingham, Michigan 48009.

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