Sheri Schenke

Buckley resident Sheri Schenke died Aug. 23, 2015, in Puyallup. She was 68.

She was born Feb. 11, 1947, in Seattle and graduated in 1965 from Nathan Hale High School. She was a nurse’s aide at Children’s Orthopedic Hospital in Seattle and then at Crista Ministries. She loved children and taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. She enjoyed collecting antiques, painting, gardening and animals.

She is survived by her mother, Gladys Schenke of Buckley and brother-in-law Gary Warne of Enumclaw. She was preceded in death by father Ralph Schenke and sister Linda Warne.

Memorial may be made to Children’s Therapy Unit, c/o Good Samaritan Hospital, 401 15th Ave. S.E., Puyallup, 98372; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, P.O. Box 19023, Seattle, 98109; or Torchbearers International, Capernwray Harbour, Canada, for student scholarships, P.O. Box 26200, Estes Park, Colo. 80517,

A memorial service took place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Lake Tapps Community Church with inurnment at Buckley City Cemetery.

Arrangements were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley.

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