Family Login:

Mrs. Nancy M. Mahnke

Obituary for Mrs. Nancy M. Mahnke

February 28, 1930 - August 6, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 88


Nancy M. Mahnke, age 88, passed away August 6, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Nancy was born in East Chicago, Indiana, on February 28, 1930, to Richard S. McClaughry, Sr. and Martha Heinly McClaughry.

Nancy attended Shimer College for Women then transferred to Iowa State College to complete her college education in Home Economics. There she met her beloved Bob, Robert G. Mahnke. They were married for 65 years. Nancy worked at Marshall Fields upon graduation from college, then after they married and moved to South Bend, Indiana. They then moved back to the Chicago area, where Nancy worked for Illinois Bell Telephone Company. She became a full-time mother after giving birth to daughters Marisa and Cynthia. Even as a homemaker and mother she stayed active in church activities, Lady Lions Club, tennis and P.E.O. in which she was a 69-year member and was known as a Golden Girl. She also loved to garden and created a comfortable, loving home for her family.

She and Bob had many adventures over the years starting in Chicago then transferring to Mission Viejo, in southern California then to Blackhawk in Northern California. When Bob retired, they moved to San Antonio where they have lived for the last 26 years. Through their retirement years Nancy and Bob traveled extensively. They visited all seven continents of the world, countless countries, enjoying travel by boat, bus and train.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Robert G. Mahnke; daughters, Marisa M. Taenzler (Jeff), Cynthia M. Hybert (Michael); grandchildren, Nicholas A. Hybert (Morgan), Christopher M. Hybert, Joshua R. Taenzler, Joelle C. Taenzler, Sean R. Hybert; and Great-grandson, Liam G. Hybert as well as numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Nancy's service will be held Thursday, August 16th at 11 am
Alamo Heights United Methodist Church
in The Garden Chapel
825 E. Basse Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Reception to follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers a memorial contribution may be made to the Alzheimer Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

Arrangements with
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78232 - (210) 495-8221

Recommended Local Florist

Suggested Memorial Donations

Arrangements By

Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Map  | Profile

View Phone Number
Email Us