Kokomo Tribune - July 13, 1968
Kokomo Soldier Dies in Hospital In Pennsylvania . SSgt. Clifford H. Scheck, 26, 412 Magnolia Dr., died at 9 a.m. Friday in the Valley Forge General Hospital at Phoenixville. Pa. A tank commander in Vietnam, he was wounded on March 6 and had been critically ill the past three weeks. Born in Chicago on Sept. 22, 1941, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Scheck. He had lived in Kokomo since 1950 and was graduated from Kokomo High School in 1959, where he was on the golf team. A member of the Main Street United Methodist Church, he enlisted in the Army shortly after graduation from high school. Surviving with the parents are two brothers, William Scheck Jr., San Diego, Calif, and Robert Scheck of Kokomo; two sisters, Mrs. Francis (Judith) Maxwell and Miss Linda Pearson, both of Kokomo; two nieces; several aunts and uncles; and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Beckman, Chicago, 111. and Henry Scheck, Lincoln, Neb. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ellers Mortuary.
Comments/Citation Kokomo Tribute - March 12 1969.
Son's Medals: William Scheck, 412 Magnolia Dr., accepts posthumous awards of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart from Col. J. R. Burhart, Commander of Ft. Benjamin Harrison. The honors were earned by Scheck's son, S. Sgt. Clifford H. Scheck who was killed in Vietnam March 6, 1968.
Kokomo Tribune - Nov 3, 1965 page 36.
Clifford H. Scheck, .24, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Scheck, 412 Magnolia Dr., participated in a three-week field training exercise at Grafenwohr, Germany, which ended Oct. 28. Spec. Scheck underwent extensive training in all types of tactical range firing during the day and night exercise. A gunner in Company C, 2d Battalion of the 3d Armored Division's 33d Armor near Kirchgons, he entered the Army in August 1959 and arrived overseas last March. Scheck is a 1959 graduate of Kokomo High School