Doris L. Mannen, 94, of Topeka, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018.
She was born on March 22, 1924 in Centralia, KS the daughter of Lester and Axie (McDougal) Smith.
She married Roy Edward Mannen on December 30, 1972 in Topeka. He survives. Other survivors include son, Richard Johnson of Silver Lake, KS; step-children, Diana Busey and Roy E. Mannen; as well as two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Johnson; and siblings, Maxine Feldhausen and Emmett Smith.
She worked in a one room school house for two years in Mayetta, KS.
Doris worked as a Human Resource Specialist for the State of Kansas for 25 years, retiring on March 17, 1988.
The family will receive friends during a visitation from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018 in the chapel at Mount Hope Cemetery, 4700 SW 17th Street, Topeka. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will host a reception immediately following the graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Topeka Alzheimer’s Association, 3625 SW 29th St., Suite 102, Topeka, KS 66614 or Great Lakes Caring Hospice, 3715 SW 29th, Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66614.
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