Mildred Eileen Manns, a resident of Junction City, KS, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at her home at the age of 87.
Mildred was born October 18, 1926 at a farm home near Solomon, KS. Her parents were Charles Edward and Mildred Eileen Buck Leister. She attended school at Sacred Heart in Salina, and graduated from Sacred Heart High School with the Class of 1944. She worked for Consolidated Printing in Salina for several years. She was married to Stephen Nicholas Manns on January 19, 1949 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salina, KS. They moved to Junction City and she was employed as a bookkeeper for Smith and Waddell Pharmacy, and Dr. M. S. Wisby as a receptionist. She was a member of St. Xavier’s Catholic Church in Junction City, KS.
She is survived by her husband Stephen of their home in Junction City, KS; one son Michael J. Manns and his wife Vickie of Topeka, KS; two grandchildren, Lacie Walker and Kaylee Manns; two great-grandchildren, Hallie Walker and Alexis Walker; two sisters: Mary K. Peterson of West Palm Beach, FL and Patricia Milleson Stole of Mulvane, KS.
The Funeral Mass for Mildred Eileen Manns will be held at St. Xavier’s Catholic Church in Junction City, KS on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Father Kerry Ninemire will officiate. Burial of the ashes will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, in Junction City, following the Mass. The Rosary will be recited at St. Xavier’s Catholic Church on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:30 P.M., followed by visitation with the family. Memorials may be given to St. Xavier’s Catholic Church sent in care of the Londeen Funeral Chapel, Box 429, Chapman, KS 67431.