GREAT BEND — Surrounded by those who truly loved her, Teddi Ann Maneth, 71, passed from this life to her final reward on Oct. 10, 2012 at her home in Great Bend.
Born Jan. 13, 1941 in Mazepa, Minn. she was the daughter of Theodore and Caroline (Schumacher) Hoffmann. On Aug. 1, 1964, she married Paul E. Maneth at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend. A Great Bend resident for 47 years, Mrs. Maneth was a homemaker.
In this world, Teddi’s greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren, her friends, and her relationship with her God. She loved to bake cookies for the grandchildren on their birthdays and to spend time with them when she could. Her love of flowers was one of her passions and she enjoyed sharing that passion with others. Those who knew her remember her for her smile even when her health made her life difficult.
Mrs. Maneth was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Altar Society, Daughters of Isabella, and Great Bend Garden Club.
Survivors include her husband, Paul E. Maneth, of the home; a son, Don Maneth and his wife Tatiane, San Diego, Calif.; a daughter, Anne Marie Higgins and her husband LTC Sean, Stuttgart, Germany; two brothers, Maurice Hoffmann and his wife Audrey, Orange, Calif.; and Gerald Hoffmann and his wife Donna, Davenport, Fla.; sister-in-law, Virginia Hoffmann, Brainerd, Minn.; brothers-in-law, William Maneth and his wife Kay, Great Bend; Larry Maneth and his wife Karel, Salina; and Ron Maneth and his wife Janet, Amarillo, Texas; and nine grandchildren, Brett Ellis, Preston Higgins, Ashlyn Higgins, Caitlin Higgins, Molly Higgins, Collin Higgins, Brendan Higgins, Isabel Higgins, and Jack Higgins. She was preceded in death by one brother, Hugh Hoffmann; and a sister, Elaine Neb.
Altar Society Rosary will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday at Bryant Funeral Home. Vigil Service with Daughters of Isabella Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Great Bend with Father Reginald A. Urban officiating. Burial will be at the Great Bend Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Bryant Funeral Home and after 6 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick Church.
Memorials are suggested to the Teddi Maneth Golden Belt Community Foundation Memorial to benefit Birthright, Great Bend Garden Club and Holy Family School or BCC Foundation, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home**
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS, 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 11, 2012