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Bart Mann
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Obituary for Bart Mann

Bart Mann, 60, of Energy, died Thursday evening August 24, 2017 at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin.

Bart was a well-known practicing attorney since July 1986 in Herrin.

Bart was a member of the Illinois Bar Association; Past Master of Herrin’s Prairie Masonic Lodge # 693; in 2001, he revived and organized the Herrin Mayors Thanksgiving Day Dinner in Herrin and continued to serve the people of Herrin at the Thanksgiving Day dinner; He was also a member of Mensa Society; served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity and also worked with Habitat for Humanity in both Herrin and Marion.

He was actively involved with the Dream Factory, a volunteer-driven not-for-profit organization that grants the dreams of children with critical or chronic illnesses.

He was also an avid bicyclist and kayaker, avid reader who had a veracious thirst for knowledge.

Bart was born April 2, 1957 in Du Quoin, IL to Kenneth B. and Mary Ruth (Sharp) Mann.

Surviving are a brother, Michael Mann of Blairsville; sister, Nancy McDonald of Herrin; nephew, Ryan B. McDonald of Herrin and a host of friends and clients though-out the Southern Illinois region.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family of Bart Mann would like to thank Coaches Hernbeck, Jilek, Ferguson; to the SIU University and all of its Law Professors for inspiration and guidance in his athletic and professional careers and the civic leaders of Herrin and the entire community of Herrin for allowing him to be an integral part of the community.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Du Quoin with Monsignor Ken Schaefer officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery at Du Quoin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested and may be made to The Mayor’s Thanksgiving Day Dinner: envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948





10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery

c/o Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Du Quoin, IL 62932

Cemetery Details


Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery

c/o Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Du Quoin, IL 62932

Memorial Contribution

Mayor's Thanksgiving Dinner

c/o Herrin City Hall
300 North Park Ave.
Herrin, IL 62948

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