Rhonda L. Manthei

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Rhonda L. Manthei, 55, of Cassville, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in her home.

She was born Nov. 30, 1957, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Samuel D. Manthei, Sr. and Judith (Lineberry) Manthei. She was a graduate of Winnetonka High School and received her bachelor's degree from Central Missouri State University at Warrensburg. For several years, she was a safety engineer for Bendix Corporation in Kansas. In 2009, she moved from Kansas City, Kan., to Cassville, to be near her mother. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cassville, and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Bayard Chapter.

Survivors include: her mother, Judy Manthei, of Cassville; and one brother, Sam Manthei, Jr., and his wife, Linda, of Freeman.

She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel D. Manthei, Sr.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Fridayin the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cassville.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

Contributions may be made to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Eureka Springs, Ark., or World Wildlife Fund in her memory.