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Obituaries

Obituaries

Eunice L. Schenck 1912 - 2005 Tonganoxie

Services for Eunice L. Schenck, 92, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oakland Christian Church in Topeka. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Tonganoxie.Mrs. Schenck died Sunday, June 26, 2005, in Tonganoxie.She was born Nov. 12, 1912, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Charles Ray and Blanche L. Stringfellow Ridgeway. She graduated from Tonganoxie High School and received a teaching certificate.Mrs. Schenck taught in rural Leavenworth County. She was a secretary for the state office of the Disciples of Christ Women's Fellowship and was a historian for the Kansas State Historical Society for many years. She was a member of Oakland Christian Church, where she taught Sunday school for more than 30 years.She married Robert R. Schenck on June 2, 1940, in Leavenworth. He died in 1965.A daughter, Nancy Schenck, died in 2003.Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel in Topeka. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.The family suggests memorials to the church, 1001 N.E. Michigan St., Topeka 66616.Online condolences may be left at www.Penwell Gabel.com.