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 Serena M <I>Smasal</I> Mahnke

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Serena M Smasal Mahnke

  • Birth 14 Aug 1918
  • Death 22 Dec 1979
  • Burial Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 55416962


Mrs. Walter E. (Serena M.) Mahnke, 61, of 2005 Division St., Manitowoc, died Saturday evening, Dec. 22, at Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc. The Rev. Kenneth Fisk will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen cemetery, Manitowoc.

Mrs. Mahnke, nee Serena Smasal, was born Aug. 14, 1918, at St. Nazianz, daughter of the late Peter and Helen Loos Smasal. She was raised and educated at St. Nazianz and had been a Manitowoc resident since 1942. She was married to Walter E. Mahnke July 1, 1942, at Manitowoc. He preceded her in death July 25, 1978. Mrs. Mahnke was a member of Women's Auxiliary of VFW Otto Oas Post No. 659.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Cyrus and Gerry Mahnke of Tinley Park, Ill., a sister, Mrs. Aurelia Biedenbender of Chilton, two grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Two brothers preceded her in death.

Friends may call at Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday until the time of service.
Herald Times Reporter, December 24, 1979 P. 3

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  • Created by: Rose Mohnsam
  • Added: 25 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55416962
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Serena M Smasal Mahnke (14 Aug 1918–22 Dec 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55416962, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Rose Mohnsam (contributor 47105797) .