Sandra Kay Scheidt
Sandra Kay Scheidt

VAN WERT, Ohio — Sandra Kay Scheidt, 74, of Van Wert, died at 6:20 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.

She was born Aug. 9, 1939, in Columbia City, Ind., to the late Zelma I. (Garman) and Benjamin Paul Pequignot.

Her husband, Dr. Robert Basil Scheidt, died Dec. 15, 2012. They were married June 3, 1961.


Survivors include a daughter: Deborah Scheidt of Germany; sons: Mark (Mona) Scheidt of Van Wert, Douglas (Erin) Scheidt of Annapolis, Md., and John (Krista) Scheidt of Wheaton, Ill., and 11 grandchildren: Karl, Rebecca, Annika, Lauren, Rachael, Jacob, Benjamin, Lizzie, Jack, and Joshua, Micah.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Joyce Ann and Betty Lou Pequignot.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Van Wert.

A memorial service is planned for 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Van Wert. The Rev. Gus Christo-Baker will officiate. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Preferred memorial is First United Methodist Church.

Arrangements were handled by Cowan & Son Funeral Home, 616 S. Washington St., Van Wert.

Expressions of sympathy may be e-mailed to: cowanfh@yahoo.com.