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Johnny Manthei
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Johnny E. Manthei, 53, died Wednesday, Oct. 30 of cancer at Livermore VA Hospital.

He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. He was a resident of Oakdale for 25 years.

Mr. Manthei was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a mechanic at Golf Cars Unlimited.

He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, and Boy Scout Troop 43.

He is survived by his wife, Charlene Manthei; children, Jacob S. Manthei, Stephanie Manthei; parents, Carl and Izzy Manthei, all of Oakdale; siblings, Loretta Dodson of Riverbank, Robert Hall of Yuma, Ariz., and Brian Manthei of Oakdale.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Maxiner Hall, son, David Kenneth Manthei; and grandparents, LF Manthei and Alma Manthei.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Cherokee Funeral Home, Lodi. A service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10 at Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi. Interment will also be at Cherokee Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Palo Alto VA Hospital; or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader

Nov. 6, 2013