THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Christine A. Mans
Issue Date: February 28, 2019
Christine A. (Werner) Mans, 76, of Marinette passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at home, surrounded by family.
Born Oct. 2, 1942 in Chicago, Ill., to the late William and Irene (Murphy) Werner, she graduated from Lena High School in 1960 and earned a Teaching Certification from The Marinette Teachers College. She later earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education at UW-Oshkosh. She married Michael Mans on May 1, 1965 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Marinette and worked at Peshtigo School District for 38 years, retiring in 2000.
A member of Holy Family Parish, the Altar Society, the Red Hatters, the Women of the Moose, Marinette Jaycette's, M & M Hockey Association and Delta Kappa Gamma, she loved time with family, especially watching her grandchildren's sporting events. She enjoyed camping, spending summers at the lake, reading, puzzles, needle point and watching hockey. In retirement, she volunteered at local schools reading to children and helping with standardized testing.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Mike; a son, Patrick (Laura) Mans of Porterfield; a daughter, Jennifer (Patrick) Hass of Marinette; four grandchildren and five nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation was held at Thielen Funeral Home in Marinette on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 4 p.m. until time of a Wake Service at 7 p.m. Visitation continued at Holy Family Parish St. Joseph's Church Carney Blvd. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 9:30 a.m. until time of a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. Celestine Byekwaso officiating.