first_imgIda MahannahIda Bonita Mahannah, age 83, died on Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Denton, Texas.Ida Bonita Mahannah was born February 16, 1933 to Don P. Crittenden and Maude E. (Hutchinson) Crittenden in Sumner County, South Haven Township Kansas.  Ida was the 6th of 8 children. Ida was raised primarily in the Wellington, Kansas area, attending both grade schools and graduating from high school in 1951.She married Wesley Lou Mahannah on June 1, 1951 and  relocated to Corpus Christi in 1952 for his job with the U.S. Navy.   Through their 62 years of marriage, they lived in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. Wesley preceded her in death on October 10, 2013.Ida retired in 1998 from her Director position at the San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants and moved with Wes to their ranch in Yancey, TX.  They relocated in 2002 to Denton, TX.Ida is the mother of four children, Wesley Lou II (who died as an infant), Morna Joy Trowbridge, Jana Lyn Mahannah, and Kevin Lee Mahannah.She is preceded in death by her husband, Wesley, and her siblings, Veryl Crittenden, Raymond Crittenden, Velma (Crittenden) Countryman, Max Crittenden, Dorothy (Crittenden) Glick.Ida is survived by her daughter, Morna Joy Trowbridge of Irving, TX, grandson Nathan Stone Trowbridge of Colorado; daughter Jana Lyn Mahannah and husband Dave VonTesmar of Manvel, TX; son Kevin Lee Mahannah and his wife Kelly Ann Mahannah of Denton, TX, and grandson John (Jack) Wesley Mahannah of College Station, TX and granddaughter Kacey Leigh Mahannah of Denton, TX; her sisters, Marlene Parret of Clearwater, KS, and Donna Browning of Arlington, TX;  and many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.Funeral Services will be held at the Frank Funeral Home on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. Pastor John Bliss will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m.Memorials have been established with the First Baptist Church and the American Heart Association in lieu of flowers. Contributions can be left at or mailed to the Frank Funeral Home, 417 N. Washington, Wellington, KS To leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.last_img

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