Saturday, July 8th, 2006
Nelson F. Mangen, 73, 12006 Greenville-St. Marys Road, Versailles, died at 6:31 p.m. July 6, 2006, at Dayton Heart Hospital, Dayton.
He was born Nov. 4, 1932, in Brock to Lawrence B. and Margaret A. Dapore Mangen. On July 7, 1956, he married Armella E. Knoth, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mark, Brock, and Vernon, New Weston; two daughters, Mary Jane Mangen, Piqua, and Karen Marie Mangen, Union City; three brothers, Verl (Barbara), Clayton, Glen (Yvonne), Versailles, and Cyril (Sharleen), Celina; two sisters-in-law, Helen Mangen, Beamsville, and Jane Mangen, Bradford; four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Deceased are five brothers, Norman, Carl, Romain, Loren, Ellery and infant brother Bernard; and an infant sister, Mary Ann.
He was a retired dump truck operator at Eugene Meyer Trucking, Versailles, and severed in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Frenchtown.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery where military services will be conducted by the Versailles Honor Guard.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Contributions can be made to an organization of the donor's choice.