Linus F. Scheck, age 85, passed away May 20, 2019 at Leisure Homestead, Stafford, KS. He was born on Oct. 23, 1933 at Victoria, KS, the son of Joseph P. and Magdalena (Windholz) Scheck. Linus was a resident of Macksville since 1961 and owner of A & S Repair automotive shop until 1995, later working for Walker Bros Mfg. He was in the U.S. Army from 1956-58. On Nov. 28, 1959 he married Patricia S. (Martin) at Pratt, KS. She survives of the home. His memberships include, St. Bernard’s Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus, Belpre, KS; fire chief for the Macksville Fire Department for 20 years. He was an avid fan of Kansas Jayhawks basketball, Dallas Cowboys, KC Royals and loved playing cards, building model cars and was an all-around general tinkerer. Other survivors include three sons, John L. Scheck, Wichita, KS, Jeffery J. Scheck (Angela), Macksville, KS, Jay A. Scheck, Great Bend, KS; a daughter, Julie K. Scheck (Bernadette Romero), Wichita, KS; a brother, Edwin Scheck, Russell, KS; a sister, Lena Meder, Victoria, KS; two grandchildren, Andrew Scheck (Kate) and Cody Rosenhamer. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Peter, Seraphine, Victor, Melvin, and Gilbert and five sisters, Bertha Denning, Mary Weigel, Rubina Dinkel, Katie Scheck, and Leona Scheck. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 1-7 PM in the Minnis Chapel, Macksville, KS with the family present from 5-7 PM. Rosary/Vigil service will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 24, 2019 in the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Belpre, KS. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 PM Friday, May 24, 2019 in the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church with Father Don Bedore. Burial with military honors, will follow in the Farmington Cemetery, Macksville, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Stafford County Hospital in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.
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