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Service set for Pauline Mannen

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Chesterton resident Pauline Mannen passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2010 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso. She was 74.

Born December 20, 1935 in LaDue, Mo., she was the daughter of Benjamin Homer Salmon and Mary Elizabeth Hannah Salmon, both of whom preceded her in death. On May 20, 1953 in Montrose, Mo., she married her husband, Elmer Mannen, who survives.

Also surviving are sons Mike (wife Kaylyn) Mannen of Greenwood, Ind., Terry (Kathy) Mannen of Chesterton, Tim (Donna) Mannen of Chesterton and Donald Mannen of Chesterton; grandchildren Kelly (Sage) Steward, Brian Mannen of Chicago, Curtis Mannen of Bloomington and Alex Mannen of Chesterton; great granddaughter Stella Resse Steward; and sisters Dorothy Ehart of Kansas and Ruth Ashley of Missouri.

She is preceded in death by her siblings Francis, Sam Faye, Johnny, Louise and Lucy.

Pauline was a member of Porter United Methodist Church. She enjoyed collecting and reading cookbooks along with cooking new recipes and making it a dining experience for her family, even when camping. Pauline was a bird watcher and a flower gardener and she especially enjoyed shopping on QVC.

The funeral service will be on Friday, June 25 at 10 a.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd Street, Chesterton, with Pastor G. Thomas Jones officiating. The burial will be at Chesterton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the Diabetes Foundation or for the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation. For more information, call 926-1309.


Posted 6/22/2010