Funeral services for Stanley Ray “Stan” Schneck, 51, Lawrence, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Schneck died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at his home, from complications of liver cancer.
He was born Dec. 16, 1958, in Lawrence, the son of Merle Roy and Donna Rae Carlson Schneck. He graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 1977, where he participated in wrestling, football, band, jazz band, Thespians, student council and was the class president his sophomore and junior years. He later attended Kansas University after receiving the McDanield scholarship. He was also on the Lake of the Forrest swim team, and played summer baseball. He attained the rank of Eagle Scout in Troop 149 in April, 1975.
Mr. Schneck started his own company, Senor Stan’s Salsa in 1996. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, mushroom hunting, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of Kaw Valley Mycological Society.
He married Christine Ridpath on Sept. 24, 2010, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Angel Dawn and Jessica Lauren; two grandchildren, Emma and Parker Story; his parents, Merle and Donna Schneck, of Bonner Springs, formerly of Lawrence; three brothers, Marlon and wife Michele, and Monty and wife Maria, Lawrence, and Glenn, Bonner Springs; a grandmother, Lucy Schneck, Lawrence; and five nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Maurice and Edna Carlson and Gaylord Schneck.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends following the service.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Johns-Hopkins Liver Transplant Program, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS, 66044.