Obituary for Rubina Dinkel (Scheck)
Rubina Dinkel, 95, of Oakley, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Logan County Manor, Oakley. She was born on October 4, 1922, one of thirteen children, to Joseph and Magdelene (Windholz) Scheck, on a farm north of Victoria, in Ellis County, KS. She attended grade school at Walker, KS until 4th grade and then transferred to Victoria. She later went on to receive her GED and became one of the first “Paras” in the Oakley school system.
Rubina married Ralph Dinkel on January 21, 1947, in Victoria, KS. He preceded her in death on October 18, 2008. To this union four sons were born. After moving to Oakley, in 1962, Rubina became a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Altar Society, Daughters of Isabella, VFW Auxiliary, Garden Club and Busy Hands Quilters. Her favorite pastimes were gardening and quilting.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ralph; sisters, Bertha (Rich) Denning, Mary (Harold) Weigel, Leona Scheck and Katie Scheck; brothers, Pete (Evelyn), Seraphine, Vic (Toots), Melvin and Gilbert.
She is survived by her children, David (Linda), Olathe, KS, Richard (Jan), Hays, KS, Larry (Dina), Oakley, KS and Lenny (Chris), Hays, KS; sister, Lena Meder, Victoria, KS; brothers, Edwin Scheck, Russell, KS and Linus (Pat) Scheck, Macksville, KS; sisters in law, Arnita Scheck, Victoria, KS, Maxine Scheck, Russell, KS and Jude Scheck, Hays, KS; 5 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren and 5 step great-great grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley; with a Vigil at 7:00 p.m. Memorial Mass is 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 19, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oakley, followed by burial at 1:30 p.m. at Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Wakeeney. Memorials are suggested to the Logan County Manor, in care of Baalmann Mortuary, PO Box 204, Oakley, KS 67748. For condolences or information visit www.baalmannmortuary.com