William Mann(1931 - 2013)

WILLIAM GEORGE 'BILL' MANN, 82 ROCKFORD - William George "Bill" Mann, 82, Rockford, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013, in his home. He was born February 17, 1931, in Pinckneyville, the son of George and Rose (Schneider) Mann. Bill married Ella Marie Heuman in Rockford on November 12, 1955. Ella predeceased him on September 3, 2013. He was a veteran of the Army serving in Germany during the Korean Conflict. Bill was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. He enjoyed fishing especially with his buddy, Jack Schroeder, and spending time with his family. Survived by his daughter, Susan (Harry) Allen of Rockford; his son, Steven (Trina) Mann of Rockford; and his daughter, Stacey (Gary) Howle of Sarasota, FL; his grandchildren, Jacquelyn Hutson, Nicholas Mann, Jade (Terrance Jr.) Branney, Ruby Mann and Kelly Howle; his great-grandson, Terrance Branney III; his brothers, Jack (Bonnie) Mann of Rockford, Bob Mann of Pinckneyville; his sister, Elizabeth Setzkorn of Herrin; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years, Ella; his brothers, Arthur and James Mann; infant sisters, Barbara Ann and Dorothy Mann; and sisters, Mary Margaret Mann and Helen Hutchinson. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, December 2, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 4401 Highcrest Rd. Entombment will be at Willwood Burial park Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 2 until 4 p.m., Sunday, December 1, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. and from 9 until 9:45 a.m., Monday, at the church. Memorials may be made to Lifescape Community Services, 705 Kilburn Av, Rockford, 61101 or to the soup kitchen fund at Holy Family Catholic Church. Share online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.

Funeral Home

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford  Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-2273

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, 2013