Lillian Manthe, 90, of Kewanee, Il. died at 2:45 P.M. Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Kewanee Care Home. Cremation was accorded. There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be private for the family at a later in Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. The Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, Il is in charge of arrangements.
Lillian was born March 7, 1923 in Kewanee the daughter of Milan and Anna (Germanovich) Vujakovich. She grew up in Kewanee, attended Kewanee schools, worked at Walworth Co, Kewanee Mfg. Co. and Hotel Kewanee. Lillian married Everett E. Manthe on July 16, 1966. He preceded her in death on January 25, 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, eight sisters and a nephew.
Surviving are three brothers Donald “Lefty”, Nick and Leo Vujakovich three sisters Vivian Vranjes, Joan Vujakovich, and Stina Tavares, several nieces and nephews.
Lillian led a quiet life. She enjoyed going to the river boat, playing the lottery, family Christmas parties, and visiting with her nieces and nephews and their children. Lillian attended St. Peters Evangelical Church in Kewanee.