Ivan “Ike” F. Theroff

Ivan “Ike” F. Theroff, 86, McLouth, KS, passed away on May 11th, 2018 at home with his family by his side.

Visitation will be on Tuesday May 15th, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie KS. The Rosary starts at 6:00 pm with the visitation following until 8 pm. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday May 16th, 2018 at the church.

Ike was born October 8th, 1931 in Kansas City, KS, the son of August and Martha (Tillisch) Theroff.

He married Mary Ann Monahan on June 20th, 1953 in Kansas City KS. She survives the home.

Ivan was known as; son, brother, husband, dad, Grandpa, Pop, Stocking Cap Ike, Chief, Captain, Papa Smurf to name a few.

Ike worked his entire life on their farm with Mary Ann. He also served on several boards, School Board, Water board, Farm Bureau, Coop, Steam Engine Association…. He was a member of the Union Township fire department finishing as Fire Chief. He was a collector of odd ball things and always had to make a trip to southern MO to see the Dogwoods in bloom.

Other survivors include his children, Darlene Taylor (Ike), Charlene Crain (Jim), Ivan Luke Theroff, Mary Lou Shaver, 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; 4 Sisters, Judy Sutherland, Kathy Padilla, Patty Menke, and Donnetta Kessler.

He was preceded in death by his parents, August & Martha; stepmother, June; and brother, Charles and many other loved ones.

Memorials are suggested to the Union Township District #9 Fire Department or to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund.


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