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Edward Stephen Manka

Edward Stephen Manka 95, of Bonita Springs, FL, died Thursday, November 19, 2015 in Naples, FL. Formerly of Orland Park, IL, he had been a full time Bonita Springs resident since 2009. He was born December 4, 1919 in Chicago, IL, the son of Walter and Mary Anna (nee Antczak) Manka. Mr. Manka was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, having served as an Intelligence Staff Officer in the U.S. and the South Pacific, and he was discharged with the rank of Captain. He pursued a career in finance, earned an MBA from Northwestern University, and retired from Richard D. Irwin, Inc. (Homewood, IL.) as the Senior Vice President of Finance. He is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn (nee Berry) Manka; his beloved son, Robert E. (Joanne) Manka of Peachtree Corners, GA; grandchildren, Gretta (John) Cohassey, Lisa Manka and David (Andria) Manka; great-grandchildren, Vincent Manka, Leo Manka, Olivia Cohassey and Grace Manka. He is also survived by JoAnn's children and their families and by many loving nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth (nee Quattlander) Manka in 1975 and his daughter, Patricia Manka Abu-Isa in 1973. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Christ Lutheran Church, 14700 South 94th Avenue, Orland Park, IL. Burial will follow. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 AM until time of service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral Info: Lawn Funeral Home 708 429-3200

10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday December 2, 2015
Chirst Lutheran Church
14700 S. 94th Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

11:00 A.M. on Wednesday December 2, 2015
Christ Lutheran Church
14700 S. 94th Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

Christ Lutheran Cemetery
14700 S. 82nd Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)