Roland O. Mann
Was born in Canaseraga, NY June 11, 1936. He died on December 18, 2012 in Anderson SC. There will be a memorial service at The First Baptist Church of Redlands on Saturday February 23rd at 2:00 pm, 51 West Olive Avenue, Redlands, CA. The family would like to extend an invitation to any/all who would like to join us remembering this great 'Mann'.
Roland raised his family in Hemet and was very involved in the community. He served as President and Chairman of the Library Board of Trustees during the 1971 building project, was Master of Ceremonies for the annual Christmas Parade as well as the Farmer's Fair. In 1972 he was presented the Jaycees gave him their annual Distinguished Service Award for hi dedication in the completion of the C.B.Covell Library Building. He was also very involved in the Masonic Lodge #615 and and served as Past Master as well as Chaplain of the Redlands Shrine Club. As a man of faith, Roland served as an usher and Deacon at the First Presbyterian Church of Hemet and was on the building committee at the First Baptist Church of Redlands.
In August of 2005 he and his wife Joyce retired to their dream home on lake Keowee in Salem SC. He is survived by wife Joyce Mann, Daughters Kathy Wolff, Karen Kofoed, Kristen Rose and Son Kenneth Roland Mann. He has 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Published in Redlands Daily Facts on Feb. 17, 2013