Stanley R. “Stan” Mann, 71, Battle Creek, Michigan, formerly of Burnsville and Luverne, died June 23, 2019, in the Laurels of Bedford Nursing Home after a long battle with dementia.
A private funeral is planned.
Stanley Mann was born June 11, 1948, to Robert and Alice (Iveland) Mann in Luverne. He proudly attended one of the last one-room schools in Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Science in physical education in 1971 from St. Cloud State University. He served in the National Guard from 1971 to 1977 as a cook.
On June 19, 1971, he married Julie Anne Jones. They raised three children. He worked for Hearst Publishing for 20 years and later worked for Mystic Lake Casino. He loved playing basketball and enjoyed walking along the coastline of Lake Superior. He will be remembered for his kind heart, quiet way and sharp humor.
He is survived by his former wife, Julie; his children Kelsey (Julie) Mann, Heather (Sean) Dombrowski, and Gretchen Mann; and his grandchildren Spencer, Alexandra, Harland, and Eva.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Janeen.