Wabash Mourns Tyler Scheidt ’23

With excellent unhappiness, we mourn the sudden death of Tyler Jordan Scheidt, who died as a consequence of a traffic accident on August 18, 2021.

Tyler J. ScheidtTyler, who was born on June 9, 2000, was lovingly termed the “Schmoo” by his moms and dads, Damon and Donna (Bossung) Scheidt of Highland, IN. His major eyes, goofy grin, and mild spirit made him a doppelganger for the 1950’s cartoon character. In his more youthful brother, Camden, Tyler discovered a finest buddy, a teammate, a roommate, and a fellow lover of Star Wars, Nerf weapons, significant waves at the seaside, movie games, blaring audio, mom’s chicken and noodles, their new automobile (aka Gandalf) and all factors Marvel.   

In addition to his mother and father and brother, Tyler was loved and will be missed dearly by his grandparents and superfans, Gene and Judy Scheidt, his grandfather and euchre partner, Ed Bossung, his loving and supportive aunt and uncles, his enjoyment and hilarious cousins, and his many, many great close friends. He was preceded in demise by his grandmother, Kay Bossung, from whom he got those people big, gorgeous, baby blue eyes.  

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at the Highland Large University, Lon P. Monbeck Auditorium, 9135 Erie St, Highland, IN 46322. Funeral Provider will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021, 10:30 a.m., Immediately at Our Woman of Grace Church, 3025 Freeway Ave. Highland, IN 46322.  Burial will adhere to at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Tyler was a member of Saint James the A lot less Catholic Church, wherever he served as an altar boy when he was youthful. Much to the chagrin of a younger Tyler Scheidt, carrying the cross up the altar like a lightsaber was not suitable habits. Tyler attended Merkley Elementary, Highland Middle College, and he was a 2019 graduate of Highland Higher College. He generally liked college and was blessed with so a lot of phenomenal teachers and coaches in the course of his yrs as a Mustang, Spartan, and Trojan. While in substantial college, Ty played basketball and tennis and was a higher jumper on the monitor crew. He was also a member of the National Honor Modern society and the German National Honor Modern society.  

Tyler attended Wabash College, wherever he was set to start his junior calendar year as a historical past key and German slight. He was also a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity and cherished his brothers in the house. This previous spring, Tyler set his German-speaking expertise on exhibit at a Comedy Evening on campus wherever he took home the prize for Finest Joke. His trophy was a pair of ridiculous socks, which he wore proudly and typically.

With his greater-than-everyday living persona… and stature… Tyler stuffed each and every place he entered with pleasure. He is ideal remembered for his smile, his humorous, odd and random sayings, his tummy laugh, his like for pepperoni and cheese, his variety soul, and his willingness to be a pal to everybody. He was a lover of videos and would have created a terrible motion picture critic because he by no means observed a motion picture he didn’t like. He savored household activity evenings. Whether it was actively playing UNO, euchre, Spikeball, Kan Jam, Trivial Pursuit, or Sorry, he was generally up for a excellent recreation and by some means uncovered a way to earn most of them. 

In his closing selfless act of kindness, as an organ donor, Tyler donated his eyes (the cornea) to The Present of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network. We uncover comfort in figuring out that there is someone out there who now will get to see the environment as Tyler observed it – a earth entire of pleasure and exciting and laughter, a planet where nothing at any time moves much too rapid (specially him in the morning), a entire world the place a donut shirt is the most effective point to use in your closet, and a planet in which your household, close friends and loved ones are your most cherished possessions. It’s a pretty fantastic look at as a result of those people attractive blue eyes. 

Thanks for serving to us see it all a lot more evidently now, Schmoo. 

In lieu of bouquets, be sure to think about donating to St. Jude’s Children’s Medical center.