Beloved concessions manager to be honored Monday night

Beloved concessions manager and former food service worker at Marshalltown High School, Bev Ingledue, will be honored during a baseball doubleheader at MHS Monday night.

Ingledue is retiring after leading the concessions at Bobcat sporting events for more than 40 years. She will be honored at 7 p.m. between games with Ames.

The self-proclaimed people person said it has been a job she has enjoyed through the years.

“I just loved the people and the kids, and I never got tired of it,” Ingledue said. “It was a lot of fun and a great job for me.”

Ingledue retired from the cafeteria in 1996 but continued her duties at the concession stand. As far as being honored, Ingledue is humbled by it.

“It’s nice that they are doing that,” she said.

It’s an honor that is well deserved, said Tim Bell, retiring activities director at MHS.

“Bev was a true, dedicated concession stand operator, but more importantly she was more concerned with how she treated people,” Bell said. “She made people feel welcome at our events.”

Bell said Ingledue will truly be missed and he wishes her well in her retirement.

“She certainly made my job much easier with her commitment to making the concession stand a special place,” Bell said.

The first pitch of the doubleheader will be at 5 p.m. Monday.