Moss Funeral Home - Trenton, IL

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105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293


Paul J. Mannhard


  Visitation:  Monday, March 22, 2010        4:00-8:00 PM
                    Tuesday, March 23, 2010       8:00-9:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton

  Services:   Tuesday, March 23, 2010     10:00 AM
                    St. Mary Catholic Church, Trenton



Paul J. Mannhard, 91 of Trenton, died Thursday, March 18, 2010 at Highland Health Care Center in Highland. 

Mr. Mannhard was born January 15, 1919 in Highland, IL to Mary (Luber) and John L. Mannhard, Jr.; they preceded him in death. 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Scott Wernle; a brother, Maurice Mannhard; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Floyd “Buck” Kirstein, Marcellus “Tune” Mannhard, Ted Zurliene, Lloyd “Eb” Willeford, Alvin and Justine Landolt, Elmer and Pauline Landolt, Verna and Elmer Frisse, Marie and Fred “Fritz” Reinacher, and Shirley and Walter Strohmeier. 

Surviving is his wife of 66 years, Eileen Landolt whom he married November 25, 1943 at St. Gertrude Church in Grantfork; his children, Diane Mannhard and Carole Mannhard both of Trenton, and James (Kathy) Mannhard and Linda Wernle all of Highland; 3 grandchildren, Jacob and Jared Wernle, and Nicholas Mannhard; a brother, Louis Mannhard of Phoenix, AZ; sisters, Sr. Johnilda Mannhard, PHJC of Donnellson, IN, Irene Zurliene of Lebanon, and Rita Kirstein of Marion, TX; and sisters-in-law, Vera Mannhard of Germantown and Ruby Willeford of Highland. 

Paul and his wife owned and operated Mannhard Hardware Store in Trenton. He also enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, and trips to Branson. 

He was a member of St. Mary Church and past member of the men’s Sodality in Trenton, past member of the Trenton Chamber of Commerce, and was a retired Trenton Volunteer Fire Fighter after 38 years of service. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Church in Trenton with Fr. Eugene Kreher officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton

Visitation will be Monday, March 22, 2010 from 4:00-8:00 pm and again on Tuesday. March 23, 2010 from 8:00-9:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. 

Memorials can be made to the Trenton Volunteer Fire Department and will be received at the funeral home.



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