Wally E. Mann, 74, formerly of Wilmington, Ohio went home to be with the Lord 9:19 PM, Thursday, December 19, 2013. Her husband, Fred F. Mann, preceded her in death in 1992. They were married March 21, 1960. Mrs. Mann was born February 16, 1939 in Oldersdorf, Germany, daughter of the late Max and Elfriede Seidel Metzner.
Mrs. Mann was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Wilmington. She was an avid bike rider and enjoyed riding throughout Clinton County. As a result, she made numerous friends all over the county. She always had a kind word and was ready to strike up a conversation.
Mrs. Mann is survived by two sons, Thomas (Liz) Mann of Wilmington, Ohio and Frank (Jeannine) Mann of Monroe, Ohio; a daughter, Christina (Randy) Gray of Wilmington, Ohio; a brother, Manfred (Kate) Metzner; a grandson, Austin Gray; a nephew, Volkard (Antja) Metzner; and a niece, Tabea (Kristoph) Hesse. In addition to her husband and parents, a brother, Erhart Metzner, is preceded in death.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the Faith Lutheran Church, 421 E. Vine Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Rev. June M. Fryman. The family will greet friends after the service at a reception in the church fellowship hall. Interment will be in Clinton County Memory Gardens at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420.