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Manges - Harold J.

Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review May 1, 1917-Oct. 20, 2004

Harold J. Manges, 87, Crawfordsville, died Wednesday.  Mr. Manges retired from the U.S. Post Office.
He served as captain in the Air Force during World War II. He  served two years in North Africa, Sardinia and Corsica. He was  awarded the Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters and a  Distinguished Flying Cross.
He was a member of St. Clare's Hospital Auxiliary, a red coat  for 17 years, a 60-year member of American Legion Post 72 and  Whitesville Christian Church. He was a Crawfordsville High School  graduate.
He was born May 1, 1917, at Montgomery County, to Edgar and  Nellie Manges. He married Mary F. Shepherd June 18, 1950. She  died in October 2000.
Survivors include one daughter, Terri Lange, Woodstock, Ga.;  one son, James, Crawfordsville; one brother, William,  Crawfordsville; one stepbrother, George Rager; and one  grandson.
A memorial service is scheduled noon Saturday in Whitesville  Christian Church.
Memorials may be made to Embracing Hospice Care Foundation,  770-936-8211.
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