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Date: Saturday, 20 August 2011, at 11:29 a.m.

REGINA M. COMPTON
Service Time/Date: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 21, 2004
Service Location Seven Dolors Catholic Church
731 Pierre
Manhattan, KS 66502
Rosary with visitation to follow: 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2004
Rosary and visitation location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials: Seven Dolors Catholic Church or the Manhattan Catholic Schools
Obituary: Regina M. Compton, 88, Manhattan, KS passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2004 in the Homestead Assisting Living, Manhattan.

She was born January 15, 1916 at Flush, KS, the daughter of Julius Umscheid and Clara Winter Umscheid. She grew up at Flush where she attended the local schools and was a 1934 graduate of the Flush High School. She later attended a beauty school at Wamego, KS.

She was united in marriage to Thomas Francis Compton on August 1, 1938 at Flush. He preceded her in death on February 21, 1969.

Mrs. Compton had been a lifelong Manhattan area resident. Along with her husband, she co-owned and operated the Compton Grocery Store on Yuma Street for many years and later worked as a clerk at Swanson’s Bakery in downtown Manhattan. She had also worked at the KSU Day Care Center for five years and had spent over 10 years as a cashier at the Manhattan High School.

She was a member of the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, the Altar Society and had volunteered many hours at the church’s Budget Shop and Pantry and the Riley County Senior Service Center. Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting and cooking.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Compton was preceded in death by a son, George Compton; her parents; and five sisters, Angie Ekart, Flossie Reilly, Norma Minihan, Pauline Roberts and Cassie Compton.

Survivors include three daughters, Betty Goodmiller, and her husband, Jim, Manhattan, Barbara Huston, and her husband, Chris, Norman, OK and Rebecca Reavis, and her husband, Mike, Lenexa, KS; a son, Bill Compton, and his wife, Terissa, Wichita; two brothers, Julius Umscheid, Flush and Mark Umscheid, Wamego; two sisters, Dot O’Shea, Blaine, KS and Pat Horgan, Omaha, NE; 18 grandchildren; and 33 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 21, 2004 in the Seven Dolors Catholic Church with Father Michael Elanjimattathil as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Valley View Memorial Gardens, Manhattan.

A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 20, 2004 in the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan with visitation to follow.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Seven Dolors Catholic Church or the Manhattan Catholic Schools and left in care of the funeral home.

EVELYN L. ROOF
Service Time/Date: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Service Location Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: 7:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, February 23, 2004
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials: Parkinson’s Disease Association
Obituary: Evelyn Louise Roof, 80, Manhattan, KS passed away Thursday, February 19, 2004 in the St. Joseph’s Retirement Village, Manhattan.

She was born August 25, 1923 at Mason, WV, the daughter of Adlai S. Lieving and Callie May Gilliland Lieving. She grew up in Mason where she attended the local schools and was the valedictorian of her 1941 graduating class at Wahama High School.

She later attended the West Virginia Mountain State School in Parkersburg, WV. During World War II, Mrs. Roof worked at several plants and military posts, in the West Virginia and Ohio areas, aiding in the war effort.

She was united in marriage to Donald B. Roof on February 16, 1952 at Ashland, KY. He survives of the home.

Mrs. Roof followed her husband to various locations in the United States and abroad, during his military career, and settled in Manhattan in 1962. She was a homemaker and worked part-time as a mail clerk, during the summers, at the residence halls on the Kansas State University campus.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Roof is survived by a son, Geoffrey B. Roof, and his wife, Michelle, Wichita, KS; a step son, Donald J. Roof, and his wife, Deborah, Grant’s Pass, OR; a step daughter, Donna M. Skinner, and her husband, Eugene, Davis, CA; a brother, Robert Lieving, Huntington, WV; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, Edward Allen Roof on January 15, 1998; her parents; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 24, 2004 in the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday in the Holy Angels Cemetery, Basehor, KS.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Association and left in care of the funeral home.

The family of Mrs. Roof will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

HARRY W. MEANS
Service Time/Date: 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 4, 2004
Service Location University Christian Church
2800 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: 7 until 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 3, 2004 with a Family Remembrance Service scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials: Manhattan Christian College-Means Scholarship Fund
Obituary: Harry W. Means, 83, Manhattan, KS passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2004 in the St. Joseph Village, Manhattan.

He was born April 17, 1921 at Belvue, KS, the son of Harry L. and Olive Means.

He married Charlotte J. Harris on January 16, 1944 in Beloit, KS.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte; three children and an adopted great grandchild, Harry W. Means, Jr., and his wife, Karen, Olympia, WA, Barbara Stuke, Topeka, KS, Carol Marrero, and her husband, Luis, of New Smyrna Beach, FL and Anna Maria Means, Manhattan; ten grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.

He joined the U.S. Navy, during World War II, and served two years as a radio man aboard an aircraft carrier.

Harry worked for the Union Pacific Railroad over 40 years as a telegrapher, ticket agent in Junction City and retired in 1978 as the station agent in Manhattan.

He and his wife had Junior Church service in Junction City for 10 years and he was very active in the First Christian Church, serving as a deacon and an elder.

Harry was a member of the Manhattan Lions Club, a life member of the American Legion, the National Clock Society, the Telegrapher Union and was a charter member of the University Christian Church, Manhattan.

Harry began a clock and repair service soon after retirement because of his love for clocks. His personal collection, expanding over 50 years, included more than 800 unique and rare clocks. This large collection was donated to the Manhattan Christian College in 2003 for a scholarship fund.

The family of Mr. Means will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 3, 2004 in the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan with a Family Remembrance Service scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 4, 2004 in the University Christian Church, 2800 Claflin Rd., Manhattan. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery, Manhattan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Manhattan Christian College-Means Scholarship Fund and left in care of the funeral home.

WOODROW "WOODY" HANDSHOE
Service Time/Date: A military honor guard will salute Mr. Handshoe at 7:00 p.m., Thursday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan. The family will then receive friends until 9:00.
Service Location Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: See above.
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Obituary: Woodrow “Woody” Handshoe, 58, Ogden, KS passed away Monday, May 31, 2004 in the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan.

He was born October 26, 1945 at War, WV, the son of Oakley Handshoe and Doris Wright Handshoe. He grew up in War and attended the local schools. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a medic in Vietnam. He retired from military service in 1976.

Mr. Handshoe had been a resident of the Ogden and Manhattan areas since 1976. After his military service, he worked in civil service at Ft. Riley, retiring in December 1999.

He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Ann Forehand on November 11, 1983 at Ogden. She survives of the home.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Handshoe is survived by a son, Woodrow Austin Handshoe, Ogden; his mother, Doris Sparks, North Tazewell, VA; two brothers, Earl Handshoe, Warriormine, WV and LeRoy Handshoe, Mt. Pleasant, NC; three sisters, Rosie Hatchard, Martinsville, VA and Margaret Osborne and Delores Handshoe, both of North Tazewell, VA. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Violet Handshoe.

A military honor guard will salute Mr. Handshoe at 7:00 p.m., Thursday at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan. The family will then receive friends until 9:00.

Cremation will follow with inurnment at a later date.

THOMAS W. "TOM" INGALSBE
Service Time/Date: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 3, 2004
Service Location First United Methodist Church
612 Poyntz
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: 7:00- 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2004
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials: Big Lakes Developmental Center, Manhattan or the American Cancer Society.
Obituary: Thomas W. “Tom” Ingalsbe, Jr., 63, Topeka, KS passed away Monday, May 31, 2004 in the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Topeka.

He was born April 17, 1941 at Olsburg, KS, the son of Thomas W. Ingalsbe, Sr. and Cecile L. Moore Ingalsbe. He grew up in Olsburg, where he attended the local schools, and was a graduate of the Olsburg High School.

He was united in marriage to Janis Caffrey on July 13, 1963 at Topeka. She survives of the home.

Mr. Ingalsbe lived in Topeka for many years and worked as a mechanical maintenance employee for Western Resources. He retired in 2002.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Manhattan. He loved to camp and volunteered, for several years, at the Tuttle Creek State Park, Manhattan.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Ingalsbe is survived by two sons, Dean Ingalsbe, and his wife, Judy, Valley Center, KS and Todd Ingalsbe, and his wife, Kelly, Wamego; his mother, Cecile Ingalsbe, Manhattan; two sisters, Judy Ingalsbe, Manhattan and Patricia Fells, Mulvane, KS; two brothers, Gary Ingalsbe, Rome, GA and Mike Ingalsbe, Dickinson, TX; and five granddaughters.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 3, 2004 in the First United Methodist Church, Manhattan with the Rev. Jim Reed officiating. Burial will follow in the Olsburg Cemetery, Olsburg, KS.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Big Lakes Developmental Center, Manhattan or the American Cancer Society and left in care of the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan.

The family of Mr. Ingalsbe will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

LENA C. PROCKISH
Service Time/Date: 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 28, 2004
Service Location Seven Dolors Catholic Church
731 Pierre
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2004
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials: Manhattan Catholic Schools or the Seven Dolors School Lunch Program
Obituary: Lena C. Prockish, 98, Manhattan, KS passed away Monday, May 24, 2004 in the Meadowlark Hills-Ptacek House, Manhattan.

She was born August 16, 1905 in Pottawatomie County, KS, the daughter of Joseph Macht and Elizabeth Bellinder Macht. She grew up in Wabaunsee County, KS and attended Country School No. 75.

She was united in marriage to Francis G. Prockish on January 18, 1926 at Wamego, KS. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1989.

Mrs. Prockish lived at St. George, KS for a number of years before moving to Manhattan in 1941. She was a homemaker and a member of the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, the Altar Society and numerous card clubs.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Prockish was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Pete, George and Joseph Macht; and three sisters, Kate Hasneuer, Anna Cordts and Margaret Artzer.

Survivors include three sons, Thomas Prockish, Lincoln, NE, John Prockish, Colorado Springs, CO and Steven Prockish, Manhattan; four daughters, Betty Ball, Manhattan, Dorene Howard, St. George, KS, Mary Weixelman, Ft. Collins, CO and Rose Ann Wyatt, Westmoreland, KS; 20 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and 13 great great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 28, 2004 in the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Manhattan with Father Michael Elanjimattathil as celebrant and Father Richard Weixelman as concelebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery, Wamego, KS.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Manhattan Catholic Schools or the Seven Dolors School Lunch Program and left in care of the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.

A Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.

EDWARD J. GLINSKI
Service Time/Date: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Service Location Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home Chapel
1317 Poyntz
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials: Ft. Riley AUSA Wounded Soldier’s Fund
Obituary: Edward J. Glinski, Jr., 56, Manhattan passed away Friday, May 7, 2004 at his home.

He was born January 16, 1948 at La Grande, OR, the son of Edward J. Glinski, Sr. and Lois Thompson Glinski. He grew up in Sweet Home, OR, where he attended the local schools and was a graduate of the Sweet Home High School.

He was married to Dianna M. O’Riley on February 7, 1972 at Albany, OR. She survives of the home.

Mr. Glinski was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Army serving on various military posts throughout the United States. He retired in 1987 and had been a resident of Manhattan since February 1984.

Memberships included the Lee Pierson V.F.W. Post No. 1786, Pearce-Keller American Legion Post No. 17, Past Commander of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and the Voiture No. 1261 40 et 8, all of Manhattan.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Glinski is survived by a daughter, Pam Jackson, Manhattan; a step-son, Ronald L. Story III, stationed with the U.S. Navy; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 12, 2004 in the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan with the Rev. Kevin Larson officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be in the Ft. Riley Cemetery, Ft. Riley, KS.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Ft. Riley AUSA Wounded Soldier’s Fund and left in care of the funeral home or the Kansas State Bank, 1010 Westloop, Manhattan.

MARGUERITE L. RICHARDS
Service Time/Date: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2004
Service Location Seven Dolors Catholic Church
731 Pierre
Manhattan, KS 66502
Visitation: Please come by any time to sign the book.
Visitation Location: Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home
1317 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Memorials:
Obituary: Marguerite L. Richards, a native of Kansas, passed away Friday, April 30, 2004 in Oakland, CA.

She was born June 15, 1907 at Manhattan. Miss Richards was a registered dietitian and had worked many years in Northern California hospitals, retiring in 1970 as the Executive Dietitian at Fairmont Hospital in San Leandro. She was a member of the American Dietetic Association, the Bay Area Dietetic Association and was a member and former president of the California Dietetic Association.

Miss Richards was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and Kansas State University, Manhattan, where she was elected to Omicron Nu and Phi Kappa Phi Sororities.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, George and Veronica (Bellinger) Richards; two brothers, Arthur L. Richards and George W. Richards; and a sister, Frances Marie Richards.

She is survived by a nephew, Arthur Eugene Richards, Walnut Creek, CA; a niece, Patricia Vedsted, Sterling, CO; and many cousins.

She was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Oakland, and the Third Order of Carmelites.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2004 in the St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Oakland. Additional services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 6, 2004 in the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Manhattan with burial in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, in the Elbow community, east of Manhattan.

Local funeral arrangements are being handled by the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS.

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