Betty M Engroff

July 15, 1941 - May 22, 2022

Betty Engroff

Betty Marlene (Handshy) Engroff, July 15, 1941-May 22, 2022. Another angel is in Heaven. Betty M. Handshy Engroff, age 80, of Columbus, Kansas, left this earthly place early Sunday to be with her husband of 52 years. John F. Engroff.

Betty was born to the union of Clair Victor and Ruth Nellie (Draeger) Handshy in Columbus, Kansas.

Betty was united in marriage to John Frances Engroff, March 18, 1968 in Miami, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death November 17, 2021. During their marriage they lived in Pheonix, Arizona for a time, settling back in Columbus in 1975, where they lived and worked until their passing.

Betty especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Betty is survived by 4 children: Pamela McBride (husband Wesley) of Texas, Sandra Louthan (husband Skip) of Columbus, Kansas, Bill Engroff (wife Karen) of Columbus, and Joseph Engroff of Columbus; 2 step children David Engroff (wife Sarah), and Paula Ramazria (husband Danny), 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren with a 7th due to be born this summer; brothers Bob Handshy of Columbus, Bud Handshy of Pittsburg, Kansas, Dr. Stanley Handshy of Texas; 2 sisters Frieda Colbert of Baxter Springs, Kansas, and Becky Doherty of Missouri. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Betty is preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 niece, and 1 nephew.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Derfelt Funeral Home of Columbus, KS. Tom Fouts will officiate. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery, Columbus, Kansas.