Harold Alvin Scheid, age 85, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the Holy Rosary Health Care Center in Miles City.
Harold was born on September 23, 1926 at Hazen, North Dakota to Lydia and Otto Scheid. At a year old, he came with his family to the Avando Area North of Terry. He started school there and in 1939 they moved to Terry and he went through a year and a half of high school. He worked for Gus Kuehn until 1944 when he went into the Army and served two years as occupation troops in Japan. He worked for various building contractors and then went to work for the Peavey Elevator and when it closed he went to work for the Prairie County Road Crew. In 1946, he met Delila Nassz and they were married on June 29, 1947. He was a lifetime member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Terry and 66 year member of the American Legion in Terry.
Harold is survived by his wife of almost 65 years Delila Scheid of Terry, MT; daughters: Rita Scheid of Terry, Linda (Don) Converse of Augusta, MT; sons: Lynn (Cheryl) Scheid of Miles City, MT; Ryan (Suzanne) Scheid of Mandan, ND; grandchildren and great grandchildren: Sarah Converse and daughter Taylor of Great Falls, MT; Teresa Lane and children Loren and Bethany of Augusta, MT; Pam Converse of Conrad; Larry Scheid of Miles City; Lance and Morgan Scheid of Mandan, ND; step grandchildren: Kelly Draper and daughter Kelsey of Miles City; Kory (Meceala) Draper and children Ayden, Kye and Tegan of Wasilla, Alaska; one brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law. He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and four brothers.
Visitation was held on February 26, at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Terry. Funeral services were held on Monday, February 27 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Terry. Interment followed in the family lot of the Prairie County Cemetery with full military honors.
Published February 29, 2012