Dorothy L. Scheidt
1937 – 2015
A graduate of Central High School in OKC, Dorothy earned a BS from Oklahoma College for Women (now USAO) in 1959, married Noel L Scheidt 7/3/59, settled in Edmond Ok in 1965 where she raised 3 daughters and lived the remainder of her life. Dorothy was proud of her rich Choctaw and Scottish heritage.
She lived life with abandon, playing many roles – daughter, student, niece, cousin, wife, in-law, friend, mother, grandma, great-grandma, Christian, companion, confidant, referee, sports fan, softball coach, Girl Scout leader, Bridge Queen, generous benefactor, advisor, loan officer, family historian and countless others. After retirement from the City of Edmond Electric Department, Dorothy remained active in: St Mary’s ECW, Alter Guild and Bridge group; USAO Alumni Association, serving on the Alumni Board, was instrumental in the Alumni House chair lift project and was the first-ever Minerva member; traveling with Noel by motorhome to play golf and visit family and friends; and a DIE-HARD OSU COWBOY’s fan (Go Pokes!!).
Preceded in death by: parents, David and Daisy, spouse Noel, daughter Catherine Jean (Hutton) Casto and great-grandson Kellan Stone Casto, Dot is survived by: Daughters Laura Kay (Keith) McNew of Dripping Springs, Texas and Linda D. (Andrew) King of Grimes, Iowa; grandchildren Wray David Hutton, Jennifer Leigh McNew, Daisy Ann (Nicholas)Kipf, Zachery Quinn McNew, Kyler David McNew, Carlita Noel Casto, Tanner Kaylie (Jose, Jr.) Zamarron, and Jacob Nicholas King; great-grandchildren Daniel Xavier Workman, Caleb Wray Hutton, Mya Dawn Hutton, Makaila Ann Workman, Gabriella Nalin Kipf, Noah Zaiden Zamarron, Silas Lennon Zamarron and several family and friends.
Dot is at peace in her heavenly home, wearing her feathered, plaid crown of thorns, reunited with Noel, Cathy, Kellan, “Mom and Pop”, cousins Ann and Drew and many others.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Edmond, OK. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Building Fund, USAO Dorothy L Scheidt Scholarship or Alumni Association, or charity of choice.
The McNew, King, Hutton, Kipf, Casto, Zamarron and Workman families would like to thank all of those who have enriched Dorothy’s life and given us support and prayers as we say goodbye to our mom, grandma and great-grandma.