In Memory of Senator Linda Scheid–Presentation of Colors and Fire Axe, and Invocation. A Celebration of a Life Well Lived, at the Community Center in Brooklyn Park Minnesota. At the start of the ceremony : Police and Fire Presentation of Colors, and Fire Chief Niles Zigmond, Minnesota Fire Chief’s Legislative Chair, presents a Fire Axe to Senator Scheid’s sons Scott and Kristofer for her years of service and support of Minnesota Fire Departments. Reverend Paul Allick, of St. George’s Episcopal Church then gives the Invocation.
A Celebration of a Life Well Lived, at the Community Center in Brooklyn Park Minnesota. Senator Ann Rest recalls her good friend and colleague.
A Celebration of a Life Well Lived, at the Community Center in Brooklyn Park Minnesota. Representative Debra Hilstrom recalls her good friend and colleague.
A good spirited Governor Mark Dayton recalls Senator Linda Scheid, proclaims the day : “Linda Scheid Day” in Minnesota, orders flags to be flown at half-staff, and presents Scheid’s two sons with flags flown over the State Capitol.
Scott Scheid, recalls a humorous, adventurous and motherly Senator Linda Scheid. At the end of the ceremony, he and his brother Chris offer a toast to the State of Minnesota.
Kristofer recalls with Scheid’s granddaughter in his arms, how family always came first. “When she was on the floor even… we could call her.” “She was the Godfather of the community.” “She tried to help people understand politics…”
“I’m Linda’s favorite sister–I’m her only sister.” Close all their lives, “and when we did loose our mother she raised me.” Becky recounts how : “We were Thelma and Louise, we’ve had many adventures.” “Since I was little–she always was raising me to take care of her.” “We’ve shared friends, we’ve shared trips and travels…”; they’ve lived together for the last 16 years and they’ve owned a cabin together. They both had very strong identities, and helped each other to be better people too. Near the end of he video–Becky describes how Linda Scheid decided to go into The Peace Corps.