Cecil Mansker

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Cecil R. Mansker, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at the Lutheran Home.

He was born July 14, 1922, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Jasper R. and Virginia Grace Brown Mansker. He and Inatha Geraldine Bitterman were married Sept. 12, 1946, in Piggott, Ark.

Mansker had been a machine operator with AmerenUE. He was a member of Ladd Chapel Church, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He served with the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ronnie and Alan Mansker of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, a grandson, two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Revs. Ethel Myers and Norman Elledge officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery in Marble Hill with military rites conducted by Military Honors Team.