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David Wayne Manka 1968 - 2017

POSTED October 12, 2017 8:44 a.m.

PAWNEE ROCK – David Wayne Manka, 48, passed away Sept. 29, 2017, in Barton County as the result of an automobile accident. He was born Nov. 24, 1968, in Binghamton, N.Y. He was adopted by Philip Manka at a young age. David was a graduate of Larned High School. He was a ranch hand at Rosewood Ranch, caring for the horses. He enjoyed family outings, fishing, target shooting, attending auctions, collecting belt buckles and tools.
Survivors include two brothers, Michael Manka and Bobby Manka. His father died Oct. 3, 2017, as a result of the same automobile accident. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Jessie Howerton.
A double graveside service for Philip and David Manka will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the Pawnee Rock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with the Michael Manka Special Support Fund in care of Rosewood Roots and Wings Foundation. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Oct. 12, 2017

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