• warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.

James E. “Harry” Manary

James E. “Harry” Manary, 89, died peacefully Friday, June 9, at Mercy Hospice surrounded by his family.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, June 13, at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City, with Rev. Randy Harker officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery. A time of fellowship was held at The Kirkwood Room (next to the funeral home). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Mercy Foundation for the Mercy Hospice.
James was born Feb. 19, 1928, the son of Chester and Nellie (Woods) Manary. James married Carol Grecian on Jan. 5, 1949, in Wapello.
James was employed by Mayflower Transfer and Rock Island Motors for over 50 years. From 1967-71 he was affiliated with Fairfield Sports. In 1971, James and Carol became the owners of Harry’s Custom Trophies in Coralville, a business still owned and operated by the family.
He loved to hunt, fish and trap shoot.
James is survived by his loving wife, Carol and their four children, Steve (Linda) Manary of North Liberty, Craig (Cheryl) Manary of Iowa City, Rick Manary of Tiffin and Kevin (Linda) Manary of Solon; eight grandchildren, Corey (Pam), Jaime, Brian, Kelli (Nolan) Symmonds, Megan, Kim (Todd) Hinkel, Michael Doyle and Mitchell (Judy) Doyle; 15 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Michiko Manary.
James was preceded in death by his parents, step-father Leo Embree, his brother, Jack and sister, Bertha Jean.
Online condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com.