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OBITUARY:  The Mt. Vernon Register News published the following on Saturday, 
May 27, 1972 which read:
 "Hardy E. Mannen, one of Jeffeson County's best 
known and liked men, died at 2:35 p.m. yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital, 
at the age of 91. Mr. Mannen, a retired farmer who resided at 2701 Casey 
Avenue, had been in failing health for a long time.  Funeral services will be 
held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Myers Chapel.  The Reverend Ernest Dycus will 
officiate and burial will be in Memorial Gardens.  The body will lie in state 
at Myers Chapel, where friends may call between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. 
Sunday.  For many years Mr. Mannen owned and operated a large farm in the 
Waltonville area.  He served four years as coroner of Jefferson County and 
for several years, was an automobile salesman in Mt. Vernon.  He attended 
Ewing College.  Mr. Mannen was born September 6, 1880 at Waltonville, the son 
of Josiah and May B. (McNail) Mannen.  On August 11, 1909 he was married to 
Alma Dodds, who survives. Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Marvin 
Mannen of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Anna Ruth Scherer of Mt. Vernon; a 
brother, Sebern Mannen of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren and seven 
great-grandchildren.  His parents, two brothers and four sisters preceded him 
in death."

 Submitted by: "Family Links"
Feb 25, 2003

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