|November 29, 1936 - February 25, 2011|
|Donald L. Manary died on February 25, 2011. Donald, 74 of Andalusia, died from complications of COPD. As per his wishes he was cremated. A celebration of his life will be held at later date. |
Donald was born on November 29, 1936 in Moline. He was the oldest son of Marvyn and Kathryn Rettig Manary. He married Elaine Seegler in Milan on April 6, 1957.
He graduated from Rock Island High School in 1954. He worked for 27 years at the former Illinois Wholesale Grocery, Rock Island; 21 years as Village Clerk of Andalusia; 17 years part-time at the former Spector Liquor, Rock Island. He was secretary of the Andalusia Lions Club and was the last president of the Andalusia Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his son and daughter Todd and Veronica Manary, Aurora, CO; grandson Joshua Manary, Mesa, AZ; granddaughters Kirsten Manary, Glendale, AZ; Amanda Romero, Knoxville, TN; Amie Romero, Denver, CO; great grandson Tyler Manary, Mesa, AZ; step-mother Lois Darlene Manary, Rock Island; sisters Shirley Woekener, Cuba, MO and Marva Hoteling, Rock Island. He is also survived by double cousins Janet Ortiz and Ann Mulvey both of Milan; several nieces and nephews and special friends Wanda Thomas, Rock Island and Curt Morrow, Andalusia. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Harold, Darold and Clifford Manary; nephew Douglas Manary.
to all the family my prayers are with you and I know he is with rest of family
-- nancy manary (Kips wife)
My deepest sympathy to the family. Don and I started first grade at Doxee school and were good friends thru all these years. He will be missed.
-- Patricia Wuthrich Turney (Patty)
Don was my favorite male cousin when I was growing up, he was always so much fun. He would come down to visit us on our farm in Mo.
-- Judith Rettig Moreno
Thanks to Don for saving me from drowning at Lake Story when I was 10 years old. I am probably the only one that knows that.I remember it well. Thanks again. Rest in peace
-- Gordon Orwig
Uncle Don, you will be missed very much!!
-- Nila Fortney Wallenhorst
I wish to send my sympathy to you in the passing of your Dad. I still miss your Mom here at work. Both of your folks are missed by many people in the QCA. Let me know when you are having the memorial service. Love, Pat
-- Pat Jahn
MY DEAR ELAINE SO SRRY FOR YOUR LOSS I USED TO WORK W DON AT THE ILLINOIS WHOLESALE GRO COMPANY FOR ZALM AND SAM GELLERMAN HOPE U R WELL PAUL EMAIL ME
-- PAUL MCDANIEL
Don you will be missed we love you as a friend
-- Scott and Amy