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Patrick Henry "Pat" Oppy

Patrick Henry Patrick Henry “Pat” Oppy, age 57, of Manhattan, died June 14, 2018, at his residence.

He was born September 1, 1960, in Manhattan, the son of Henry Michael and Lola L. (Small) Oppy.

Pat graduated from Msgr. Luckey High School in 1978 and then from Kansas State University in 1983 with his degree in Business Management.

He was the co-owner of Oppy Service Inc and Oppy Oil Inc with his brother David. Having a passion for sports Pat was a registered official with the KSHSAA and was a football referee and baseball umpire for many years.

Pat was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church, was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Sigma Chi Fraternity, Kansas State Alumni Association and the Eagles Lodge. Pat also coached his children’s sports for many years.

He was married to Linda L. Trisler at the First United Methodist Church on November 18,
1989. They renewed their vows on February 20, 2016, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church.

Pat is survived by his wife Linda of Manhattan; three children: Daniel Jackson Oppy and his wife Carolina of St. Louis, MO, Adam Patrick Oppy and Lola Marie Oppy both of Manhattan; two grandsons: August Henry and Emmett Jackson Oppy; and three siblings: Mike Oppy and his wife Lorene of Manhattan, Beverly Ireland of Holton, and David Oppy and Sally Davis of Manhattan.

Pat was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law Micheal Ireland.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 20th, at the St.
Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Avenue, Manhattan, with Father Kerry Ninemire
as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery on Elbow Creek east of

The family requests that dress be casual. Also Every Man A Wildcat!

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 19th, at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church. A Parish Vigil and Rosary will be at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday in the St. Thomas More Sanctuary.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Homecare & Hospice, Inc. or Seven Dolors
Catholic Church Renovation Fund. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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