The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Obituaries

October 24, 2013

Gerald L. 'Doc' Mance

Gerald L. ‘Doc’ Mance

Oct. 8, 1949 - Oct. 21, 2013

MORRISON, Ill. — Gerald L. “Doc” Mance, Dr. of Chiropractic, 64, of Morrison, died Monday, October 21, 2013, at his home in Morrison.

Per Doc’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. A Masonic service will be held at the conclusion of the visitation. Interment will be at Forrest Hills Cemetery in Chattanooga, TN.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donors’ choice in Doc’s memory.

Doc was born October 8, 1949 in Chattanooga, TN, to Wiley L. and Florence (Newman) Mance.

Doc received his Bachelors degree at Hamilton University and later his Doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA.

Doc owned and operated Mance Chiropractic in Morrison for 35 years.

He belonged to the Dunlap Masonic Lodge #321 – AF & AM in Morrison and was a 32° Mason. Doc was also a member of the Knight-Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, and the Sons of the Confederate Veterans.

He was fond of all shooting sports, fast cars, and restoring old red tractors. He enjoyed working on older cars, horseback riding, and hammering iron. Above all, Doc loved helping people.

Survivors include one nephew, David McGhee, Phoenix, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Peggy and Patricia; and one brother, Thomas.

Doc was a good man that will be greatly missed by all of those who knew him.

Death date: Oct. 21, 2013

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