Charles K. Sojka, 63, of Salina, KS, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 30, 2014. He was born to the late Elmer and Louise Sojka, September 21, 1951 in Cushing, OK. Charlie was a flight instructor and Director of Maintenance for Kansas State University at Salina. He served in the U.S. Army for two years and earned a bachelor’s in industrial arts education with teaching certification and a bachelor’s in business administration, both from Oklahoma State University. In addition to aviation, Charlie also had a passion for carpentry. Charles is survived by his wife, Brenda Schewe; sons, Jesse Sojka (Kristie), Nick Sojka (Carolyn); daughter, Candice Clark (Jeff); step-daughter, Kate Taylor; step-son, Jake Taylor; sister, Gayle Sojka Noreuil; grandchildren, Noah, Grayson, Riley, Hannah, Colin, Henry, Quinn, and Gus. Memorial services are pending.
Published on  December 5, 2014