Manninger, Arthur “Art” of St. Thomas, passed away on Saturday, April 13th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, peacefully, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ann (Earley) Manninger (1997) and dearly loved father of Lisa Manninger and her husband Michael Gooderham of West Porters Lake, N.S. Much loved grandfather of Emma Gooderham. Dear brother of Frank Manninger (Marnie) of Chatham, Joseph Manninger (late June) of Blenheim, late Marion Dale (late Byron), late Ted Manninger (late Rita), late Michael Manninger (late Barb) , late Elizabeth Grant (late Frank) and the late George Manninger and his wife Mary Manninger of Chatham. Dear brother-in-law of Lee Ann Denike of Rondeau Park. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Art was born in Wakaw, Saskatchewan on April 21, 1932, the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Boyle) Manninger. He was retired from the Elgin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. He was a member of the Retired Ontario Police Officers Association.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation.