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
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
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.