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Mary Ellen Hancock

Mary Ellen Hancock Mary Ellen Hancock, age 83, of Manhattan, Kansas passed away November 8, 2018 at Via Christi Village, Manhattan, Kansas.

She was born July 14, 1935 in Seymour, Iowa, to Hubert Edward and Zina Cleona (Hook) Richardson. She married William Dean “Bill” Hancock on April 20, 1958 in Pulaski, Iowa.

She was a wife of a Chief Warrant Officer 4, mother, grandmother and a very caring person who worked in hospitals and nursing homes retiring from Meadowlark Hills Nursing Home. She enjoyed taking care of her flowers and her best friend Zack, her dog.

She is survived by her son William R. Hancock of Lexington, KY, and grandson William D. Hancock of AR; one brother Norman (Lyndell) Richardson of Des Moines, IA; one sister Leona (Robert) Meade of Oxford, IA; two sister-in-laws Kathy Richardson and Leanna Richardson of Bloomfield, IA; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three brothers: Darl “Pete” Richardson, Kenneth Richardson, and K. D. Richardson.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, November 13th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Daneale White officiating. Burial will follow at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley west of Manhattan, Ks.

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

The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, is handling arrangements.

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