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April 30th, 2014
John Lee Manchack Sr., 1943 to 2014

John Lee Manchack Sr., a 71-year-old San Marcos resident, died on Monday, April 28. He was born March 25, 1943 in Gorman, a town in Eastland County.



Manchack served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1961 to 1965 and in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1965 to 1967. In 1995, when he was 52 years old, Manchack enrolled at Southwest Texas State University and graduated three years later with a bachelor’s degree in applied sociology with a psychology minor.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Manchack, to whom he was married for 47 years; a son, John Lee Manchack Jr., and his wife, Pamela; and a daughter, Tanya Manchack. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Ashton and Wyatt.

Visitation will be held 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at Thomason Funeral Home, 2001 Old Ranch Road 12 in San Marcos. Services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 1 at the funeral home’s chapel followed by interment at the San Marcos Cemetery, 1001 Old Ranch Road 12.

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