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 - Walter Handrock Memorial Planned; Custodian 30...
Walter Handrock Memorial Planned; Custodian 30 Years With the passing of Walter Handrock. 56, the public school children, staff and administration have lost a real friend. Connected with the schools since 1924, with the exception of a brief time for service to the government, "Wally" had come w d an institution m himself, and it will be difficult for all who harve passed throuxrh the senoot aunrur uiese years, to imaeine the school without him. in liecemoer ol 19Z4. while the late H. A. Dean was superintend- ent, Wally eam to work for the public school. The Community hiirh school district had been formed at that time, and he was employed r w worm; wmi r rea luincc r or a number of years be served for a was ttien the junior huh buikiimr while Mr. Kline had charae of the old grade school building-, and together they hand- fried . the old boilers and Wally came to be known as the junior high custodian. wally was a devoted worker and never shirked at sny job. And the job had to be done just rijsfht, meetinjr his own standards even if it meant corning- back in the evening or on a Saturday afternoon. Having grown up with the buildings, he could always be re lied upon to know th nwt W. tion of all plumbing, lighting and cnxuicai control!!, lines and ser vices, wally took pride in his work, never having to be told when a lawn needed to be mowed or I floor waxed. He felt a deep respon siMiity toward the well-being of one school. The fine type of ser vice renoered 6y Wally points up Kj iwc. mat custodial service, a-long with teaching, health and every other service of the system, is of untold importance in the overall running of a school system. As the plant grew and the school system expanded, there came to be iour custodians at the Central school instead of two, and Wally was placed in charm U .ill h. difficult for the remaining custo- w carry on wally's work in toe manner -in which h hA vertainly he was moot .mm. modatinsr to the Uwhm nf h. staff. Never Was h tAA hitav ir. attend to the occasionaJ liitlo questo that meant so much to the smooHi running of the school. The job was alwayj done promptly and As for the lonr mml. f pils that have passed through the continued oa Page Three)

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  1. The Herald,
  2. 07 Jul 1955, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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