Roderick L. Mann

Jan. 16, 1918 – Aug. 30, 2010

Roderick L. Mann of East Troy (Lake Beulah), formerly of Springfield, Ohio, passed away at Linden Court, Mukwonago, on Monday, Aug. 30, 2010. He was 92.

Roderick was born in New York on Jan. 16, 1918, the son of Robert and Gladys (nee Hudson) Mann, and then moved to Waukesha at an early age.

He was a graduate of Waukesha High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Roderick was a World War II Army veteran, serving in the South Pacific as a medic.

He was a retired salesman for American Greeting (formerly C.P.S. Industries) in Chicago. Roderick was a member of the American Legion Post #188 in East Troy, the Laflin/St. James Lodge #247 F&AM and the LaBelle Chapter #40 O.E.S., both in Mukwonago, the Lake Beulah Yacht Club and the First Congregational Church of Mukwonago.

Survivors include his children, John (Julie) of Eagle, Tim (Kristin) of Norwood, Colo., and Julie Ann (Jeff) Lee of Clearwater, Fla.; grandchildren, Heather (Nate) Cobb, Joshua (Cristen) Mann, Chelsea McGowan, Olivia and Ruby Lee; a brother, Wallace Mann of West Des Moines, Iowa; and a sister, Beverly (Don) Chappie of Waukesha. He is further survived by four great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Roderick was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of more than 60 years, Wilma (nee Schultz); three brothers, Delbert, Russell and James; and a sister, Betty Hornbuckle.

A celebration of Roderick’s life will be held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Lake Beulah Yacht Club, N9920 E. Shore Road, East Troy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Linden Court, Mukwonago, the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Agriculture or to the First Congregational Church of Mukwonago are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.