Westfield Township, Ohio

Diane N. Manix, 80, of Westfield Twp. passed away Monday, January 14, 2013. She was born on October 20, 1932 in Faribault, MN to the late Leonard and Edith Nelson. Mrs. Manix was a member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Cloverleaf Women’s Club. She was an elementary school teacher in Great Falls, MT and Dayton, OH, and later worked for and retired from Brown Williamson in Medina. Her greatest joy in life was watching her grandchildren in all their activities, especially Austen in baseball and Katy in cheerleading.
Diane is survived by her husband John with whom she celebrated 55 years of marriage and two sons and daughters-in-law: Sean (Lesa Hoseck) Manix of White Bear Lake, MN and Jay (Kim) Manix of Wadsworth, and her two beloved grandchildren, Katy Smoyer and Austen Manix.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00am Saturday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St. Wadsworth where the family will receive friends 5-8pm Friday and one hour prior to services on Saturday from 10-11am. Interment will be in Friendsville Cemetery, Friendsville Rd., Westfield Twp.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Cloverleaf Middle School P.T.O, 7500 Buffham Rd., Seville, OH 44273 or to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.