Larry Mannie, 89, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at his home in Freeland WA.
Larry Mannie, 89, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at his home in Freeland WA. Memorial services are planned for June 2018, at Hamar, ND. Interment will be in the Pekin cemetery, Pekin, ND. Larry was born on March 6, 1928, at Hamar, ND, to Eustache and Mary Maude Mannie. On June 19, 1949, he married Margaret Marie Opoien. To this union five sons were born. They made their home in the Hamar area, where they farmed until 1990. He was active in the community, serving on the township, elevator, church and school boards. In 1990, they retired from farming and moved to Whidbey Island, Washington, were he worked with his sons. In the last few years, Margaret and Larry split their time between Washington, Arizona and Kansas. Larry was proceeded in death by his father, Eustache; mother, Mary Maude; and grandson, Keith. His survived by his wife, Margaret of 68 years; brothers, Glen, Post Falls, ID, and Rollin (Marian), Sioux Falls, SD; sisters, Betty, McVille, ND, and Donna, Tioga, ND; sons, Lyle, Apache Junction, AZ; Michael, Langley, WA; Ross (Sharon), Norcatur, KS; Gregory (Sharon Mae) Glendive, MT; and Todd (Diane) Freeland, WA. He was blessed with 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be sent to Todd Mannie, PO Box 1332, Freeland, WA, 98249.