MICHIGAN: John Arthur Manzoline, 80, former Ishpeming resident, passed away
Tuesday evening at the Tender Care Health Center in Munising. He had been in ill
health for the past few years.
Born July 7, 1926, in Ishpeming, the son of Nunzio and Josephine (Zeppo)
Manzoline, John was a graduate of
. Entering the U.S. Army in 1944, he attained the rank of Tech Sargent 5 and was
with the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. Mr. Manzoline was awarded the
World War II Victory Medal and Defense Ribbon. John was honorably discharged
August 29, 1947, and went on to join the U.S. Air Force and was honorably
discharged on December 17, 1951, after serving in the Korean War. After serving
his country he went on to
and graduated in December 1954. From there he taught school in Munising and
coached football. Following his time in Munising, he went to
, to teach school and coach a variety of sports for 38 years.
He is survived by his sister, Christine Larson of Ishpeming; and two brothers,
Rocco Manzoline of Ishpeming and Raymond Manzoline of
Several nieces and nephews also survive. John was preceded in death by his
parents and two sisters, Rose Stensaas and Lydia Mitchell.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at
Catholic Church with Msgr. Peter Oberto to officiate. Visitation will be one
hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the
and the Racine Funeral Chapel of Ishpeming is handling the arrangements.