Secret Site Map
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Home News In Memoriam: Jim Augustine

In Memoriam: Jim Augustine

People

Augustine, longtime owner of Augustine Exterminators, Overland Park, Kan., died on Tuesday, at age 77.

| August 18, 2011

Jim Augustine, longtime owner of Augustine Exterminators, Overland Park, Kan., died on Tuesday, at age 77.

Augustine’s involvement in the pest control industry dates back to 1959, when he became manager of Lystad Exterminating, Wichita, Kan. He was maager of Lystad’s for four years and then president of Mission Exterminating another three and-a-half years,

Jim and wife Margaret started Augustine Exterminators during the summer of 1966 and worked from their home. What started as a one-person operation has now become a large family-owned business that employs more than 30 people.

Augustine was president of the Kansas Pest Control Association in 1973; he served on the board of directors for the KPCA and was inducted into the KPCA Hall of Fame in 2000.

Jim was married to Margaret in Kansas City, Kan., on Nov. 29, 1952. They have five children, 17 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Abdallah Shriner's Children's Hospital, 815 Market St., Galveston, TX 77550. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.johnsoncountychapel.com.

Source: www.legacy.com

 

Top news

Greg Baumann Joins Nisus Corporation

Baumann has been appointed to the position of vice president of technical services and regulatory affairs, effective July 21, 2014.

Zyrox Fly Granular Bait Features New Active Ingredient

The new product from Syngenta offers a new active ingredient that can provide Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) control of a common pest problem, while serving as an effective resistance management tool in urban, rural and commercial markets.

Video: TV Commercials from Yates-Astro Termite & Pest Control

Yates-Astro Termite & Pest Control, Savannah, Ga., has been running four TV spots — two on termites and two on pest control. The animated roach has been the company's “spokesperson” for a few years.

Bayer CropScience Launches Maxforce Impact Roach Gel Bait

The product offers PMPs an innovative white matrix and a new bait active ingredient specially designed to combat aversion.

FMC Introduces Totality Wood Treatment

The new insecticide offers enhanced profitability with formulation, application and package efficiencies, FMC reports.