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Robert N. Manka Jr. 1938 - 2018

PAWNEE ROCK — Robert N. Manka Jr., 79, passed away January 31, 2018 at his home, Pawnee Rock, Kansas.
He was born February 13, 1938 in Lawrence County, Missouri; the son of Robert M. and Jessie Lone Manka. A longtime area resident; he was a welder.
He was of the Christian Faith.
Survivors include; three sons, Robert (Tauni) Manka III, Great Bend, Greg (Veronica) Manka, Overland Park, James (Tammy) Manka, Larned; a daughter, Susan (Steven) Vondracek, Dorrance; a sister, Kaye Barnes, Dodge City; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, John Howerton; a brother, Philip Manka; one sister, Gloria Wondra and a granddaughter, Georgia Manka.
Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Larned Cemetery, Larned, Kansas with Pastor Jarred Smith presiding. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday with family present from 2-4 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. The casket will remain closed. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Pawnee County Humane Society, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, KS 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary
P.O. Box 477
Larned, KS 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 2, 2018