Louis Xavier Sheid II died in La Jolla on May 9, 2013, after a prolonged battle with cancer. The eldest son of a prominent Belgian shipping family, a political prisoner in Dachau Concentration Camp, an aviator, a rancher and a banker, he married Michele Herant in 1952 and moved to La Jolla in 1967.
Louis is survived by his four children, Xavier, Francoise, Christiane and Luke, and seven grandchildren.
For more information, see Louis Xavier Sheid on Facebook.com.
Memorial services will be held at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church on May 16, 2013, at 1:00PM. There will be a Celebration of Life on May 18, 2013, 2:30-5:30PM at the San Diego Yacht Club.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the San Diego Yacht Club Sailing Foundation at www.sdycsf.org.