Obituaries

Obituaries

John David Sankey 1956 - 2006

Services for John David Sankey, 50, Topeka, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home in Topeka. His ashes will be scattered in Chapman.Mr. Sankey died Thursday, June 8, 2006, in Topeka.He was born April 1, 1956, in Junction City, the son of Virgil and Alice Krohn Sankey. He graduated from Solomon High School in 1974 and Salina Area Vo-Tech in 1975 as a diesel and hydraulics mechanic. He also attended Kansas University, where he majored in mechanical engineering.Mr. Sankey was a self-employed auto mechanic for various used car dealers in Topeka. He served on the Heartland Park Safety Team.Survivors include a daughter, Shannon Eastman, Topeka; four sisters, Vineta Belden, Lawrence, Mary Anderson, Leonardville, Judianne Phillips, Glendale, Calif., and Susan Parsens, Garden City; and many grandchildrenThe family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Assn., sent in care of the funeral home, 800 S.W. Sixth Ave., Topeka 66603.