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“Travis, I was shocked and saddened to hear about Hedi. I loved working with her at CCESC as she had a positive and compassionate spirit. I was out...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Beth Koenig - Cincinnati, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. Hedi was a wonderful and dear friend in Grad school. We will miss her greatly and are so sad by her passing. Our...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Patricia Jimenez - Cincinnati, OH

“I am still in shock over Hedi's passing. I worked with her at the library and considered her one my best friends there. I have so many great memories...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Ashley Wright - Elsmere, KY

“I was so sorry to hear of Hedi's passing. I had the pleasure of working with her in the preschool in West Clermont. I am a speech therapist with...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Amy Wadley - Cincinnati, OH

“I worked with Hedi at Holly Hill. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. Your family is in my prayers. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Heather Copley - Cincinnati, OH

“Dear Travis and Hedi's family, I am so sorry to hear of Hedi's passing. I enjoyed working with her during the brief time she was the school psych at...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Cindy Groman - Colleague

“Tom and I remembered the two times Hedi visited us in Portland, Oregon with great pleasure. Our sons enjoyed showing her the various sights when she...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Anita Morgan - Avon, OH - cousin

“Hedi will never be forgotten. She will live on in the memories of those for whom she has done good, and in whom she has instilled that sense of...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Keyth Sokol - Highland Heights, KY

“I was lucky to know Hedi through her dear friend Marianne. I am praying for peace for everyone who was close to her. I will always remember Hedi for...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Beth Hegde - Redlands, CA

“Julie and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. I enjoyed having dinner with Hedi when we went to the NACADA conference in Cincinnati. ...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Lisa Bollman - Toledo, OH

“Travis and family-I am so sorry and saddened to hear this news. I worked with Hedi for one year in Clermont County in the preschool setting. I found...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Tamara Ratley - Cincinnati, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with Hedi's family. Many of my favorite childhood memories involve Hedi. Camping trips, wiffle ball games, playing...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Joey Bain - holland, OH - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Hedi's passing. As a classmate I remember her as a warm, caring friend. My very best to her family at this time. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Craig Sneider - sylvania, OH

“We are so sorry. We are out of town. We will see you all soon. HEDDI was a blessing to us all amd mostly our grand kids! ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Paul and Judy Leasure and ALL

“I am really sorry for the loss of your wife. You and your family will be in our prayers. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Kimberly Isaacs - Batavia, OH

“Although I didn't know Hedi very well, I always enjoyed seeing her at Cincinnati Friends Meeting. Hedi had a beautiful smile and spirit. We talked...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Allison Rodgers - Cincinnati, OH

“I send my sympathies to you and your family. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: TJ Spencer

“I've known Hedi for a long time through her friend, Marianne, but it has been a long time since we'd seen each other. I always enjoyed my time with...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Betsy Hoza Harootyan - Northfield, IL

“I had the honor of officiating the wedding between Travis and Hedi. When friends at The Gathering passed this news to me, I was deeply, deeply ...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Steve Van Kuiken - Evanston, IL

“As a former co-worker of Hedi, I am shocked and saddened at this news. Hedi was a vital member of our children's team here at Campbell County Public...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Joan Johnsen - Former c0-worker

“I had the privilege of working with Hedi when she was our school psychologist at Brantner Elementary School. She was loved by all and a great...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Kenise Dugan - Loveland, OH

“My deepest condolences to Hedi's family and friends. May fond memories and the support of loved ones help you during this painful time. You are all...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Liz Owens Boltz - Toledo, OH

“With very deepest sympathies from your friends at the Cincinnati Church of the Brethren. We fondly remember Hedi's participation in our adult...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Patrick J. Nugeny - Cincinnati, OH

Scheidel, Hedi Lynn was a blessing to her friends and family. She was a thoughtful and trustworthy friend who excelled at encouraging others. She had a special gift of connecting with children. Hedi passed away on July 22 at the age of 41. She is survived by her husband Travis Etling, father Rolf Scheidel, mother Bonne Spychalski (Bob), sister Julie Croy (Paul), step-sister Ardin Armenio (Anthony), nephews Taylor and Holden, nieces Anna and Lily, Travis parents Arlen and Lana Etling, Travis sister Melissa Kritzer (Nathaniel), as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Hedi was born in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated from Sylvania Northview High School, Baldwin-Wallace College, University of Cincinnati (M.Ed. in School Psychology), and University of Kentucky (MSLS). She worked for 12 years as a school psychologist for the Clermont County Educational Service Center. Hedi most recently served for three years for the Campbell County Public Library as a Reference Librarian and then as Children s Outreach Services Coordinator at the Cold Spring Branch. She was an active member and volunteer with the Cincinnati Friends where she helped to facilitate a monthly youth group. She previously attended Crossroads Community Church where she volunteered in Kids Club and traveled with a group to build homes in South Africa. She also led children s bereavement groups at Willow Wood Center for Grieving. Hedi enjoyed music, yoga, reading, cooking and working with animals. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m. at Cincinnati Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 8075 Keller Road, Cincinnati. Donations in Hedi s memory can be made to Cincinnati Friends Meeting (payable to Cincinnati Friends Meeting), 8075 Keller Road, Cincinnati OH 45243. or to the Hedi Fund at the Toledo Community Foundation; 300 Madison Avenue, Suite 1300; Toledo OH 43604; or go to and click on the Online Giving Center; type Hedi Fund in the Gift Purpose field.

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