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Wilma Scheid

Wilma "Nana" Scheid

On April 23, 2006, Wilma "Nana" Scheid, 89, peacefully passed away and joined her wonderful husband Walt, in Heaven.

Wilma was born in Albion Illinois on January 15, 1917. In 1937 she moved to Los Angeles, California. She met and married her soul mate, Walter Scheid, on June 15, 1940. Wilma worked for Hughes Aircraft Company until 1960, when she retired. She loved to sew, knit and crochet blankets for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and her late husband Walt enjoyed traveling to many places around the world and both loved their family deeply. "Nana" loved a party, hers, her families or anyone else's and was often the "life of the party." Nana loved many and was loved equally in return. She was a wonderful, kind and loving mother, Nana and great-Nana!

She is survived by her two daughters, Judith Jones, Ashland, OR and Sandra Case, Kauai, HI, and one brother, Estil "Mac" McCollum, Downey, CA. Grandchildren, Deborah Brown; Kristeen Weiss; Shanna Gallo; Dennis Scheid; Dean Case; Aidan Jones and Brandan Jones; and her great-grandchildren, Tiyson Reynolds, Samantha Gallo, DJ Rotherham, Cameron Gallo, Keegan Weiss, Colby Case, Faith Gallo and Madison Jones.

Her husband, parents, two brothers and her sister preceded her in death.

There will be a private family interment on Friday April 28, and a "celebration of her life," with family and friends, held on Saturday April 29th at 1:00 p.m. at her home, "Scheid's Shangra-La" in Ashland.

Contributions can be made to the Southern Oregon Humane Society or the Mt. Ashland "Give a Kid a Lift" program, PO Box 220 Ashland, OR.

Wilma Scheid