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Fred Mantey

March 11, 1947 — September 6, 2021

Fred Urban Mantey, 74 of Kenney, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021.

Fred Mantey was born in Burton, Texas on March 11, 1947, to Steve and Lydia Mantey.  Fred was known as Bobe or Uncle Bobe to some. Fred was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Somerville.  He served his country from 1966-1968 and was awarded several medals during his service. Fred married the love of his life, Joan, on November 28, 1970. Together they had three children, Jason, Steven, and Amy.  Fred worked for the railroad for over 35 years.  He enjoyed gardening, farming, fishing, and spending time with family.

Fred was preceded in death by his son Jason Mantey, parents Steve and Lydia (Haarmeyer) Mantey and his five brothers and sister.

He is survived by his wife, Joan (Meissner) Mantey; son, Steven Mantey and special friend Tina Yaple; daughter, Amy Porter and husband Sherman; grandsons, Samuel Porter and Nicolas Porter; family pet, Suggie.

Pallbearers are Clint Mantey, James Mantey, Jerrad Meissner, Kenneth Mantey, Samuel Porter and Sherman Porter.

Honorary Pallbearers are Jimmy Meissner and Nicolas Porter.

Pastor Patricia Dietrich will officiate the funeral service.

Following the funeral service, please join the family for food and fellowship at the Rocky Creek VFD.

In lieu of flowers a memorial can be made to:

American Legion Community Center

P.O. Box 395

Burton, TX  77835-0035

Or to

Texas Home Health Hospice

1605 Rock Prairie Rd Suite 206

College Station, TX 77845

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Fred Mantey, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

American Legion Service

Friday, September 10, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

Strickland Funeral Home

TX

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Visitation

Friday, September 10, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Strickland Funeral Home~Somerville

545 8th St, Somerville, TX 77879

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Strickland Funeral Home~Somerville

545 8th St, Somerville, TX 77879

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Strickland Funeral Home

TX

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