Archive for Thursday, December 27, 2001

Marion “M.E.” Mann

1923-2001

December 27, 2001

Memorial services for Marion "M.E." Mann, 78, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Mr. Mann died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at Eudora Nursing Center.

He was born April 6, 1923, in Lawrence, the son of George Thomas and Beulah Gladys (Wright) Mann. He was raised in Emporia and graduated from Emporia High School in 1942. He had lived in Lawrence since 1961.

Mr. Mann was an aviator in the U.S. Navy and served in both World War II and Korea. He retired as a lieutenant commander after 24 years.

After retiring from the Navy, he returned to Lawrence and worked as an auto salesman for Stevenson Oldsmobile for many years. He then worked for the Kansas Highway Safety Department for 10 years.

He married Gloria Erickson on Jan. 30, 1948, in Las Vegas. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Glennis Mann, Lawrence; three sons, Ronald Mann, Grove, Okla., Michael Mann, Lawrence, and Marc Mann, Overland Park; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn. or Hospice of Douglas County, sent in care of the mortuary.

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