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Barbara Manahan Passes

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Barbara Manahan, wife of Dr. Ronald Manahan, special advisor to the president and past president of Grace College and Seminary, passed away on January 13, 2017.  The following is her obituary as provided by Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home in Warsaw, Ind.
She was born on October 24, 1941 in Battle Creek, Michigan to Henry Campbell and Wilna (Fleming) Campbell.  She was married on July 18, 1964 and shared 52 wonderful years with Ronald E. Manahan, who survives in Winona Lake, Indiana.

She will be lovingly remembered by her son:  Nathan Manahan (Indianapolis, Indiana); and daughter:  Kelly (husband John) Manahan Geisler (Athens, Georgia).  She also leaves behind seven grandchildren:  Becca (husband Micah) Wood (Columbia City, Indiana); Michael Geisler (Boston, Massachusetts); Matthew Geisler (Athens, Georgia); Audra, Campbell, Maggie and Patrick Manahan (all of Indianapolis, Indiana); and her sister:  Evelyn (husband Robert) Chipps (Jacksonville, Florida).  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

A memorial service celebrating Barbara’s life will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, 610 Wooster Road, Winona Lake, Indiana and officiated by Reverend Les Lofquist.  A private family graveside service will be conducted at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.

Memorial donations in Barbara’s name may be directed to First Baptist Church of Oswego, 2985 E. Church Street, Warsaw, Indiana  46582; or to Grace College and Theological Seminary, 200 Seminary Drive, Winona Lake, Indiana  46590 and would be appreciated by the family.

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