Marian Elizabeth Manthei, Janesville, WI (1924-2014)
May 27, 1924 - January 13, 2014
Marian Elizabeth Manthei, age 89, of Janesville, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2014, at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital. She was born May 27, 1924, in Livingston, WI, the daughter of the late Glen W. and Cecelia (Christianson) Lindsley. She graduated from Janesville High School, Class of 1942, and had worked at the Parker Pen Co. On Aug. 18, 1945, she married Leonard Otto Manthei in Janesville.
Marian is survived by her six children: Ronald (Sandy) Manthei, Richard (Gretchen) Manthei, both of Janesville, Carol Ann (Jerry) Hulbert of Milton, WI, Diana Fitzmaurice, David Manthei, and John (Cathy) Manthei, all of Janesville; her 14 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews , and friends. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Christine Annette Newberry; her step-father, Alex Luczak; her sisters, Henrietta Snyder and Leone Siverly; and by the father of her children, Leonard O. Manthei.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, with Rev. Gary Shields officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 12 until 1:30 p.m. at the WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES. Memorials in her name may be made to the Rock County Humane Society, 222 S. Arch St., Janesville, WI 53548.
Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
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