Itha (Uhrich) Scheck
Published on -7/7/2012, 9:41 AM
She was born June 28, 1918, in Graham County to Christian and Mariana (Waldman) Uhrich.
She married Wendelin Scheck on April 21, 1947. He preceded her in death Dec. 17, 1967. She was a farmer, homemaker, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked at Fort Hays State University Memorial Union until her retirement.
She enjoyed word puzzles, playing cards, gardening, crocheting, embroidery and watching baseball.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.
Survivors include two sons, Leon J. Scheck and Ronald A. Scheck, both of Dighton; two daughters, Joleen M. Meusburger and husband, Joseph, Las Vegas, and Sue K. Mall and husband, Jim, Hays; a sister, Eugenia Uhrich, Hays; three sisters-in-law, Albertina Uhrich, Dallas, Magdalena (Macte) Uhrich, WaKeeney, and Delores Uhrich, Great Bend; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Francis and wife, Ann, Julius and wife, Clara, Joseph, Leo and wife, Rose, George, Cletus and wife, Helen, and Alfred and wife, Joan; and two sisters, Juliana Haffner and husband, Lambert, and Pauline Zimmerman and husband, Joseph; and an infant sister, Mary.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays; graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. in St. Michael Cemetery, Collyer.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine.
A vigil at 6 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a rosary at 6:30 p.m., both at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com.