Gerald Duane Mangold Obituary

Date of Birth:

Sunday, November 16th, 1930

Date of Death:

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Funeral Home:

Price & Sons Funeral Home of Leoti
4th & "J" Street
PO Box 161
Leoti, Kansas, UNITED STATES


Tribune, Kansas

Gerald Duane Mangold, 82, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Greeley County Health Center in Tribune, Kansas. Gerald was born November 16, 1930 at Ogallah, Kansas, the son of Robert & Thelma Marie Zerfas Mangold. A farmer and stockman he had been a Greeley County resident since the 1940’s moving from the Ogallah, Kansas area. Gerald proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict as a Corporal in the United States Army.

Gerald was a member of the former St. Paul Lutheran Church and was a charter member of VFW Post # 7521 both of Tribune, Kansas. He had held all local, district and state offices in the VFW and was elected Kansas State Commander in 1996/1997 during which he was honored as All American Department Commander.

On May 31, 1953 he married Doreen Helm at Tribune, Kansas.

Gerald’s surviving family includes-

His wife-

Doreen Mangold- Tribune, Kansas

Five children-

Nancy & Chris Brindle- Overland Park, Kansas

Beverly & Don Walter- Tribune, Kansas

Jerry & Kathy Mangold- Tribune, Kansas

Larry Mangold- Bethune, Colorado

Judi & Dale Pomajzl- Hallam, Nebraska

Three siblings-

Arland & Rosemary Mangold- Tabor, Alberta, Canada

Arleta & James Blades- Goodyear, Arizona

Vickie & Jack Rutherford- Hillsdale, Kansas

Twelve grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am (MDT) Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Tribune, Kansas with Reverend Larry Barbary officiating. Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune, Kansas with full military honors provided by the United States Army Funeral Detail from Fort Riley, Kansas and the VFW Post 7521 of Tribune, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the VFW Memorial Park Foundation or Greeley County Health Center in care of the funeral home.

Friends may call from Noon until 8:00 pm Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune, Kansas.

Gerald Mangold
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