Virgil Scheid, 87, Vassar: Dec. 27, 1931 – Oct. 7, 2019 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Virgil Scheid, 87, Vassar: Dec. 27, 1931 – Oct. 7, 2019

VASSAR, Kan. – Virgil Scheid, 87, passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City, Kan. He was born Dec. 27, 1931, near Vassar, Kan., the youngest child of Henry and Edna Kraft Scheid.

Virgil had lived most all of his life around the Vassar community. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was discharged at the rank of staff sergeant. He worked at Goodyear Tire, in Topeka, Kan., for almost 40 years, he was also a farmer and stockman for most of his life.Virgil had served as an EMT and first responder, and was a member of the Vassar Cemetery Board and the Kanza Rail-Trails Conservancy.

On Dec. 2, 1955, Virgil was married to Delores Ross, in Netawaka, Kan. To this union, two daughters were born.

Virgil is survived by his wife, Delores, of almost 64 years; his two daughters, Lynette Scheid, Wichita, Kan., and Deanna (Jim) Jackson, Osage City, Kan.; two sisters; and five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Cremation is planned and private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Virgil Scheid Memorial Fund, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at

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