The Reverend Donald Ross Mann passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, in Rockford, IL. He is a retired United Methodist minister of the IL Great Rivers Conference. He was born January 2, 1925, near Manteno, IL to Clair and Effie (Noble) Mann. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lois (Hoppy) Mann; 4 children, Sue (Len) Wilk of S. Barrington, IL, Cindy (Kevin) Spencer of Olympia, WA, Jeff Mann of Byron, IL, and Jon (Alex) Mann of Scottsdale, AZ; and 5 grandchildren, Steve and Greg (Moriah) Wilk, Eric Wind, Stephanie and Jared Mann. He joins his granddaughter, Adrienne Wind, in heaven.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15th, with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service, at Court Street United Methodist Church Chapel in Rockford. A burial service will be held at the family plot at Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, IL at 10 a.m. June 17, 2017. Memorials may be directed to the Waverly, IL Public Library or the Wesley Foundation at the U of I-Champaign.