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Corinne Manning

Published: Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 9:39 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 10:00 a.m. CDT

LADD — Corrine M. Manning, 83, of Ladd died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in Manor Court of Peru.

Mrs. Manning was born in Boloit, Wis. on Aug. 3, 1929. to Dominic and Laura (Jordan) Mini. She married Edward T. Manning in St. Benedict’s Church in Ladd on Jan. 27, 1951. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Manning was a member of St. Benedict’s Church in Ladd, its Altar and Rosary Society,and St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington. 

She served on the Board of Red Cross in Bureau County and was treasurer for two local school districts. She was awarded the Illinois Valley Mother of the Year Award and served as coordinator of the Project NOA site in Ladd. Mrs. Manning helped and organize many program to promote to help and educate senior citizens on current social and health issues. She was presented with the Brady Award for her service with seniors though the Illinois Department of Aging.

Mrs. Manning is survived by three daugthers, Claire Manning of Springfield, Beth (Curtis) Doll of Ladd and Geri (James) Miller of Ladd; three sons, Edward (Brenda) Manning Jr. of Brookfield, Wis., Mark Manning of Ladd and James (Jennifer) Manning of Ladd; and 16 grandchildren, Patrick, Kristine, Nicholas and Bryan Manning, Katie LeGrant, Annie and Maggie Mergen, Megan Caldera, Nicole and Danny Manning, Stephanie Brown, Adam Doll, Brad Miller, Brittney Miller, Michael and Max Manning.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 9,1990, and one grandson, Joseph Miller.

A  Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington with the Rev. Harold Datzman OSB officiating. Burial will be in Valley Memorial Park in Spring Valley.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd with a rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be from 9 to 9:30 am Wednesday in the Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society or Ladd Grade School.

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