Ethel C. Manion age 80, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois passed away 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at home with family.
Ethel was born October 8, 1933 in Piopolis, Illinois a daughter of Charles and Clara (Nice) Rubenacker. She
married John Manion Jr. on June 28, 1952 and he preceded her in death on April 7, 2003.
Mrs. Manion was a member of the St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon. Ethel was a
volunteer for Crossroads Community Hospital Auxiliary.
Ethel is survived by her sons, John Jay Manion and wife Marcia of Mt. Vernon, James A. Manion and wife Bobbie
of Mt. Vernon and Jason L. Manion and wife Karla of Salem; grandchildren, Eric Manion, Justin Geiler, Jennifer Luer and husband
Nicholaus, Jessica Manion and fiancé Josh Corley, Shawna Manion and special friend Brandon Bullard, Joe Manion, Brittney Manion
and fiancé Chris Atkins and Jordan Manion; three great-grandchildren, Rylee Manion, Maliah Manion and Jayden Manion; brother,
Clarence Rubenacker and wife Beverly of Malibu, California; and also a sister, Georgia Reinhardt and husband Ronald of St.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Manion Jr.; son, Joseph M. Manion; granddaughter,
Jayma N. Manion; two sisters, Gladys Heinen and Ruth Bond; and a brother Morris Rubenacker.
Graveside Funeral Services for Ethel Manion will be held 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, 2014 at St. Mary Cemetery
in Mount Vernon, IL with the Very Rev. John C. Iffert VF officiating.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and will
be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Newell Funeral Home, 2707 North Street, Mount Vernon, Ill. 62864.