Bob Terlip, 81 of Frontenac died at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday
February 15, 2012 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg .
He was born November 14, 1930 in Frontenac, KS the son of
Vincent (Buck) and Louise (Leksha) Terlip.
Bob attended schools in Cockerill and was a 1948 graduate of
Frontenac High School .
He married Patricia Menghini on August 7, 1954 at the Sacred
Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac, she survives at the home.
Bob worked with his parents at Terlip Grocery Store on
Grasshopper Corner in Frontenac. He began raising Mink in 1948 which
led him into the pet food and food business; beginning with TTT Foods,
Springdale Ice Cold Storage Company-Springdale, AR; Rogers Ice Cold
Storage-Rogers, AR; Strongheart Pet Food- Kansas City, KS, Momence,
IL and Rush Springs, OK; Triple T Foods Dixieland, Rogers, AR; Natural
Life Pet Products, Frontenac, KS; Four R Poultry, Wheaton, MO; Feather
Fiber Corp. Frontenac, KS; TTT Pipeline Altamont, KS and Camptown
Race Track, Frontenac, KS.
Bob was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church,
Frontenac Knights of Columbus, he received a distinguished service
award for 30 years of service for the Frontenac School Board and was
president for 14 years, big supporter of Frontenac Athletics and the
Frontenac Education Foundation, an Outstanding Alumni. He loved to
fish and hunt and race greyhounds. His greatest love was his family and
being active in the lives of his Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren
Survivors include his wife Patricia of the home; two sons Chris
Terlip and wife Kristy, Kurt Terlip and wife Kim all of Frontenac; 4
grandsons Kaleb Terlip and wife Beth, Colby, Corbin and Colin; 3
great-grandchildren Kal, Kyler and Brinkley. He was preceded in death
by his parents, a grandson Corey Terlip and a brother Frank Terlip.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday February 17, 2012
at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac with Father Thomas
Stroot as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Mount Carmel Cemetery .
The parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Friskel
Funeral Home in Frontenac where friends may call after 3 p.m.
Condolences can be sent to www.friskelfuneralhome.com Memorials may
be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, The Frontenac Education
Foundation or the Frontenac United Methodist Church . Memorials may
be brought by or mailed to the Friskel Funeral Home 230 E. McKay/ P.O.
Box 907 Frontenac , KS 66763.
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