Paul G. Manley

Apr 27, 2020
Manley, Paul web


Private graveside services will be held with Military Rites conducted by the Iowa Army National Guard funeral honor guard.


Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo 


May be directed to the family. All cards and condolences mailed to the funeral home will be sent to the family. 


Paul G. Manley, 83, of Waterloo, died Monday, April 27, 2020 at home. 

He was born on April 27, 1937 in Oelwein, IA; the son of Lester and Hattie Kraft Manley. 

Paul served in the Army National Guard and received an honorable discharge.

He married Phyllis Fulks May 19, 1979 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waterloo; she preceded him in death on June 16, 2013.

Paul had worked as a telephone lineman in Colorado and at John Deere & Co. for 37 years; he worked as tester in Quality Control at the experimental farm, retiring in 1994.

He was member of UAW Local 838. Paul loved spending time with his grandchildren and family; his hobbies included telling stories of the old days; he attended Buckskinning reenactments for over 30 years; Paul also loved being outdoors, hunting and fishing.

Survived by: son, Morgan (Emily) Manley‚ Norwalk; daughter, Callie (Jeff) Henrichs‚ Story City; brother, James (Janice) Manley‚ Waterloo; brother, David (Gloria) Manley‚ Independence; sister, Julianne Fuller‚ Evansdale; four grandchildren, Mari, Gabi, Caden, and Jettson; and many nieces and nephews. 

Preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Phyllis; brother, Francis Manley; and nephew, Dean Manley.


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  1. Pam Grimstad | May 01, 2020
    RIP, Uncle Paulie. My condolences to the whole family. 
  2. Connie O’Day | Apr 30, 2020

    Morgan & Family and Pat, we are so sorry for the passing of your Dad. Uncle Paulie  will be greatly missed. We also want to pass our sympathy and Love to Paulie’s Sister and Brother’s and their Familys.

    Love, Connie & Jack O’Day and Family 💐


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