R. Louis Scheid, age 89, of Toledo, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 19, 2019 at The Grove at Oakleaf with his loving grandchildren by his side. He was born on February 2, 1930 to Ralph and Mildred (Tuller) Scheid in Toledo. Lou graduated from DeVilbiss High School in 1948. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University. Lou was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving in the Korean War receiving a Purple Heart. He worked at Suburban Motor freight for over 25 years before retiring. Lou was an avid golfer, having several hole in ones. He enjoyed traveling extensively with his wife, Connie; boating, snow skiing and spending time at their cottage at Vineyard Lake, Michigan. Lou’s orneriness and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of almost 60 years, Connie (Cousino) Scheid; son, Gregory Scheid; cousin, Barbara (John) Beard; brothers-in-law, Richard “Dick” and Alfred “Sonny” Cousino. Lou is survived by his loving daughter, Dr. Leslie (Erik) Sprogis; grandchildren, Chris (Angie), Jason (Shannon), Erika, Brandon (Alexis), Kendra (David) and Kylie (Eric); several great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Eloise Cousino.
The family will receive guests on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Newcomer – West Sylvania Chapel, 3655 King Rd., Toledo, OH 43617 (419-392-9500) with Memorial Services beginning at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Inurnment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Ohio Living Hospice or Toledo Humane Society in honor of Lou.
Lou’s family would like to give a very special thank you to all of his caregivers at The Grove and Ohio Living Hospice for all of their love, care, and support given to Lou and his family throughout this journey.
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