Mr. Edward A. Scheidel, age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2011. He served his country in the US
Army Security Agency during the Korean War. Ed received his B.A. from Davenport College and was the
Chief Underwriter working with H.U.D. He was a member of the V.F.W. in Comstock Park, the American
Legion Post #0047, and the Comstock Park Veterans Club. Ed is survived by his loving wife, Margery; his
children, Kathleen (Chad) VanHorssen, Kenneth (Margaret) Scheidel; grandchildren, Ryan Huynh, LeAnne
Huynh, Seth VanHorssen, Rikki Ann VanHorssen, Jamie Robach, Emily Scheidel, Michael Scheidel, Jared
Scheidel, and Leslie Scheidel; great grandchild, Haven Scheidel; brothers, Larry (Dorothy) Scheidel,
Raymond (Janet) Scheidel; sisters, Barbara Hawley, Patricia (George) Maguire; and many nieces and
nephews. He was preceded in death by his children, Joseph James and Russell Joseph. His family would like
to thank their special friends, Sally Sorensen and Don Miller, for the love, care, and compassion given to Ed.
Memorials: Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Spectrum Health Hospice,
4500 Breton Ave., SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 or National Kidney Foundation, 260 Leonard, NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49504.