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Basil L. "Bud" McManaman
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PRATT — Basil L. "Bud" McManaman, 88, died Dec. 6 at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. He was born June 10, 1922, in Pratt, to Basil and Iva (Greenstreet) McManaman. He married Margaret Lou Patton in 1945, and a daughter, Candy was born to this union. She preceded him in death in 1948. He married Pauline Lawrenz on May 26, 1954, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pratt. She survives.

Bud served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He worked as a supervisor for the Kansas Department of Transportation, worked part-time with Pratt County EMS as an EMT from 1969 to 2000, and was a Township 12 volunteer firefighter. He was also a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Pratt, BPOE Elks Lodge No. 1451 of Pratt, Local KAPE member, PCC Beaver Booster president and was chairman of Pratt Ducks Unlimited.

He is survived by three daughters, Denise Sanders and husband Richard of Pratt, Amy Smith and husband Bronson of Great Bend, and Candy Hoop and husband Kenny of Wichita; three sons, Mark McManaman of Pratt, Barry McManaman and wife Cathie of Great Bend, and Eric McManaman and wife Jackie of Scotts Bluff, Neb.; a brother-in-law, Lloyd "Bud" Hull of Stafford; nine grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda McIntyre-Hull and Betty Hull.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Natrona, with Pastor Michael Schotte presiding. Burial with military honors will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Larrison Mortuary in Pratt. Memorials may be made to Township 12 Fire Department, South Wind Hospice or St. Paul Lutheran Church, in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Larrison Mortuary*

300 Country Club Road

Pratt, KS 67124

(620) 672-6436

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 7, 2010