Donald (Don) Raymond Mankenberg


June 11, 2018 — Donald (Don) Raymond Mankenberg, 79, passed away peacefully June 28, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. 

He was an 18-year-resident of Florence.

Don was a loving husband to his wife, Maisie. Together, they created a wonderful life, living in Florence before moving to Mesa, Ariz., in 2004.

A former administrator for Front Range Community College in Westminster, Colo., Don was born on June 13, 1939, in Onawa, Iowa.

An avid fisherman and outdoorsman, Don spent many hours out on the lakes and rivers surrounding Florence.  Never one to know a stranger, Don had many friends whom he leaves behind.

He was the father of Sue Humphrey (Craig), Ann Bassett (Tom); stepfather of Kenon Scanlan Neal, Stacey Scanlan (Darren) and Jason Scanlan (Wendy).

He was a loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren.

Don is survived by his wife, Maisie; his children, grandchildren, four sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and grandson, both of whom died in infancy.

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