Allen Scheikofsky, 78, Wichita, formerly of Emporia and Matfield Green, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Manor Care in Wichita. A graveside service will be held Monday, March 19, at 1 p.m. at the Matfield Green Cemetery in Matfield Green.
The son of Ernest “Jim” and Kathryn Elizabeth Deines Scheikofsky, he was born March 31, 1933, in Marion. He attended school in Emporia. He married Becky Weaver in 1953. They later divorced. He married Katherine Potter and she preceded him in death. He worked for the city of Reno doing general services and maintenance.
He attended the Methodist Church in Emporia and in Neosho Rapids.
He is survived by his son, Brent Scheikofsky, Reno, Nev.; a brother, Eugene Scheikofsky, Wichita; and a sister, Helen Bennett, Humboldt.
There will be no formal family visitation. The casket will remain closed. Memorial contributions to the Manor Care Activities Department or Hospice Care of Kansas may be sent in care of the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, 201 Cherry, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845. Messages to the family may be left at www.brown-bennett-alexander.com.