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Ricki L. Manth

March 19, 1965 ~ December 23, 2019 (age 54)


Rick L. Manth, 54, of LaOtto, passed away on December 23, 2019, at his home.

Born in Fort Wayne, on March 19, 1965, to Morris and JoAnn (Hummell) Manth. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1983.

Rick married Lea Ann Cassidy in Whiltey County, on December 11, 1987.

He worked for C & A Tool in Churubusco for nearly 20 years and was currently working for SimCo.

Rick was a member of Churubusco United Methodist Church.

His favorite thing was to spend time with his grandchildren.

Rick is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lea Ann Manth; two sons, Austin (Jenna) Manth and their children, Ashlynn & Camdyn and Chase (Alyssa) Manth and their children, Brecken & Emrie; his mother JoAnn (Randy) LeFever; a sister, Vicki (Vince) Simmers; two brothers, Shane (Tracie) Manth and Jim LeFever.

He is preceded in death by his father Morris Manth.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Monday, December 30, 2019, at 11:00 AM, with calling one hour prior to the service.

Family will also receive friends on Sunday, December 29, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to his grandchildren's Education fund C/O Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.

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December 29, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Funeral Service
December 30, 2019

11:00 AM

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