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“I met Howard in 1959 when he was an announcer/DJ at KJAX, which was a new station in Santa Rosa. I was acting as a temp receptionist while my...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Dorothy Madigan - Santa Rosa, CA

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Shad. I met Shad in the early 70's. My band would trek to Cincy to record records at his studio on...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: David Geier - Richmond, IN

“Shad ,you were and will alway's in my mind and Heart be one of the best, you helped myself and so many other's in The Music Industey, and though I...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Wayne Barker Jr - Franklin, OH

“I Love you Shad. I learned sooo much from you and I loved writing with you. Forever and ever Sonny flaharty ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Sonny Flaharty - Simi Valley, CA

“Peace be with you, thanks for your keen musical talent and insight and love for dogs and cats. My condolences to your family. ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: Manzel Bush - Alexandria, VA

“I met Shad in 1991. We hit it off right away and he was fun to talk to and be around. We lost touch for a while when I moved to Illinois in 1996,...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: laura thornhill - springfield, IL

“We were neighbors and friends of Shad and were honered to have known him. He was like a ray of sunshine, such a good spirit. We shared many good...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie & Bill Lampe - Cincinnati, OH

“My condolencese to Scott and Stewart and your family.Last Thursday night's Memorial was just beautiful. I knew Shad for the last 7 years from...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Roberta Nuckels - Cincinnati, OH

“Thursday evening was one of the most moving post mortems I have ever witnessed. Scott, Bob and Mike provided the right tone of humor, pathos and...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Terry Armor - Cincinnati, OH

“Scott and Stew, I am so very sorry for your loss.Like the sun, Shad had a bright, healing energy. His life was a success, in all the ways that...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Cheryl W. Devine - Portland, OR

“It was my pleasure to know and work with Shad on radio and recording projects for the past several decades. I considered him to be a great friend and...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Jeff Ziesmann/ WNKR Radio - Union, KY

“I met Shad when I moved to Cheviot in 1998. We became fast friends and had days of laughter together. He taught me a lot of live lessons. He was so...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Mary B. Thompson - Cincinnati, OH

“I met Shad in 1994 and he instantly became my new best friend. A bunch of us "kids" at Star 64 decided to make a documentary called "Cincinnati's...Read More »
13 of 34 | Posted by: Donna Carpenter Raque - Galena, OH

“Shad was my broadcasting teacher at Southern Ohio college in 1985. He always told me "Cushing, you're gifted, but SCREW getting straight A's, have...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Bob Cushing - Cincinnati, OH

“Scott,I extend my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. I am saddened to hear of the loss of your Dad. He will be missed by so many. I will...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Phyllis Williams - Fairfield, OH

“Dear Scott & Stewart: Barb and I want to send our condolences. We are sorry we can't attend the service tomorrow, but I can share some memories of...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Jim & Barb Campbell - Cincinnati, OH

“My wife Katie worked with Shad for the past several years at WNKR, and adored the man. She would come home telling me stories of his adventures, his...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Scott & Katie Marshall - OH

“Scott, Stew and Families, I'm really sorry for your loss, I'm sure your dad is still a character and making people laugh in heaven. For some reason,...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Tony Luers - Lawrenceburg, IN

“Shad was a dear friend of mine for over 30 years. We shared a love of music, wrote songs together and had some wonderful times together. I will...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Larry Stidom - Indinanapolis, IN

“Dear Scott, Stewart and Family, I met your dad in 2008 through Bev and Bob Croskery. We hit it off totally, and I was helping your dad with...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Julie Whitney - Cincinnati, OH

“I met Shad at an audition. He absolutely filled the room with his strong voice and presence. We have been crossing paths ever since - at auditions,...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Megan Schultheis - Cincinnati, OH

“Shad was a great friend and a wonderful man. I'll miss him. I consider him a true success in life. He leaves behind a great family and a solid body...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Randy McNutt - Hamilton, OH

“Scott,All of us at Huntington Bank were saddened to hear about the death of your father. While we did not meet him he obviously imparted great...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Louis Fender - Cincinnati, OH

“Scott, Stew, I was very saddened to hear the news of the passing of your dad. He certainly was a fun loving guy that made all those around him...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Mark Powell - Cincinnati, OH

“Bigger than life, he was. To paraphrase Jay Leno's tribute to Carson, we will not see his like again. Along with his on air partner, the team of ...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Bob Johnson - Orlano, FL

“I met Shad when I was a HS student at La Salle serving in the Key Club at the Harvest Home Fair. I had gotten re-acquainted with him few years ago...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Michael P Rolfes - Cincinnati, OH

“I was deeply shocked to hear of Shad's passing.He was a wonderful man. Knew him best as Dog Man.I work for the company that mailed out his CD's. He...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Lori Young - Cincinnati, OH

“Although I never had the opportunity to work on a show with Shad, he was always positive and supportive about my "efforts". Any chance to talk with...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: Ray Lebowski - Cincinnati, OH

“SOS was unique, annoying, funny,a FORCE! He sucked all the air out of any room he was in, leaving you breathless with laughter at his goofy stories....Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Joe Gorman - Cincinnati, OH

“My deepest sympathy to all the family members. Shad and I had so many good times together and each was a laughable and memorable experience. He will...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Vince Stitzel - Hebron, KY

“Scott, Stewart, and family. . . I worked for Shad for a number of years as an assistant through college, and also knew him as a close friend of our...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Ronnie Armor - Cincinnati, OH

“Scott, Stewart and all. Shad was one of those people you encounter in life who help make you the person you become. I carry life lessons and...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Paul Kreft - Cin., OH

“Scott, we are thinking of you at this difficult time with deepest sympathy. Your Dad was a fun guy to be with every time we were in his company. ...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Joyce and Jim Wyenandt - OH

“Scott and Stewart and your families. You all know how close Shad and I were and the good and bad times we shared over the years. I will never...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Jack Duggan - Cincinnati, OH

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Howard Norman Lovdal (Shad O'Shea). Mr. Lovdal, age 78 passed away peacefully at the V.A. Hospital on June 5, 2009. He is survived by his two sons, Scott Lovdal and Stewart Lovdal. Survivors also include his five grandchildren, Brittney, Jacob, Abigail, Elizabeth and Mitchell. Howard was born in Sacramento California and relocated to Cincinnati in the early 1960's to work as a radio personality on WCPO. A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life on Thursday June 11 at 6:30 in the evening at the Twin Lanterns reception hall located at 6191 Harrison Avenue in Dent. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sugar Bear Dog and Cat Rescue. P.O. Box 68, Blue Creek, Ohio 45616

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