Kathryn LaVonne Manlove, 85, of Hubbard, has gone to her heavenly home after passing away peacefully at Green Pine Acres Nursing Home in Menagha, Friday, May, 9, 2014.
Kathryn was born Feb. 2, 1929, to Clint C. and Minnie (Christensen) Manlove. She graduated from Park Rapids High School and the St. Paul Bible College. She later graduated from Bemidji State University with a degree in Elementary Education.
She lived in Two Harbors and taught Fourth Grade at John A. Johnson Elementary School, for 40 years before retiring in 1994. It was at this school that she met long-time friend and roommate Phoebe Anderson. After retiring, Kathryn and Phoebe returned to Hubbard and became active in the Hubbard Methodist Church.
Kathryn was very active in the First Baptist Church of Two Harbors, serving as a Deacon, choir director and Sunday school teacher. She was a commander in the AWANA organization, and coordinated Vacation Bible School for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Winston and his wife, Margaret; and her brother, Paul.
She is survived by her brother, Dick (JoAnn) of Long Prairie; Paul's wife Gail of Hubbard; nine nieces and nephews, Dick's children, Jill and Jason; Winston's children, Steve, LeAnne and Amy; Paul's children Ken, Anne, Keith and Kelly; 13 great-nieces and nephews and long-time friend Phoebe Anderson.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 13 at the Hubbard United Methodist Church. Pastor Ed Poitras will officiate.
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday May 12 at the Jones Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids and also one hour prior to the service at the church.
To view the video tribute or to leave online condolences visit www.jonespearson.com.