Kathleen Pressgrove

Kathleen M. Pressgrove Kathleen M. Pressgrove, 69, of Topeka, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at a Topeka hospital. She was born November 14, 1943 in Tecumseh, KS, the daughter of Benjamin and Irma Engelke Pressgrove. Kathleen graduated from Highland Park High School. She was a long time member of Zonta International. She was employed by International Harvester and Laird Noller Ford. Kathleen never met a stranger and loved to talk for hours on the telephone. Her nieces and nephews meant the world to her and they considered her a second mother. They would like for her to be remembered as one of the nicest people that they knew. Survivors include her sister, Betty Lou Ingenthron of Topeka, her nieces and nephews, Janet Gerjets of Brookings, SD, Mike Pressgrove of Lenexa, Teresa Vratil of Leawood, Larry Pressgrove of New York City, NY, Rick Pressgrove of Topeka, John Pressgrove of St. Julian s, Malta and Craig Pressgrove of New York City, NY, many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Kathleen was preceded in death by her brother, Lewis Pressgrove, her nephew, Tom Pressgrove and twin great-nieces, Christina and Leigh Hobbs. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Private inurnment will take place at later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Zonta Club of Topeka, c/o Sharon Stark, P.O. Box 4916, Topeka, KS 66604. To leave the family a special message online, please visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.

Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Apr. 4, 2013