Ralph Manis Obituary

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Ralph Herbert Manis

September 16, 1915 - August 5, 2013
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Ralph H. Manis, 97, of Baytown, TX, passed away at his home on Monday, August 05, 2013. Born in San Antonio, TX, he lived in Wimberley, TX, as a boy. As a young man he worked for Houston Light & Power in Rosenberg, TX, where he met his future wife, Billie Jo Greenup. They were married on June 1, 1940. He was a longtime Baytown resident. He played baseball for the "Hot Water League" and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Billie Jo Manis; three children, a son, Ralph D. Manis; two daughters, Joan Harrison and Virginia Fortier; 8 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 3 great -great...
Ralph H. Manis, 97, of Baytown, TX, passed away at his home on Monday, August 05, 2013.

Born in San Antonio, TX, he lived in Wimberley, TX, as a boy. As a young man he worked for Houston Light & Power in Rosenberg, TX, where he met his future wife, Billie Jo Greenup. They were married on June 1, 1940. He was a longtime Baytown resident. He played baseball for the "Hot Water League" and was a member of the Elks Lodge.

He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Billie Jo Manis; three children, a son, Ralph D. Manis; two daughters, Joan Harrison and Virginia Fortier; 8 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 3 great -great grandchildren.

There will be a Memorial Service held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 2:00pm at Earthman Funeral Home, 3919 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX, 77521, (281)422-8181.

Services will be officiated by Rev. Jerry Lyons.

Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be; Joseph Harrison, Chris Hankinson, Joe Fortier, Shelby Sheehan, Lee Fortier, Larry Jinks, Mark Hankinson, David Spear, and W.D. Harrison.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to:
Research Down Syndrome
180 West Adams St. Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60603
www.ResearchDS.org.

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