July 23, 1946 - October 19, 2021
Linda J. Mann, 75, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family following a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 23, 1946 in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter of the late Elmer and Ruth (Sturgell) Cox. Linda was a 1964 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School. She married the love of her life, Michael “Mickie” Mann, on June 13, 1965. Linda was the most kind and gentle soul who showed unconditional love to all she knew. She was passionate about her yard and her flowers and found joy being outside in the sunshine. Linda documented life’s special moments by taking pictures and sharing them with family and friends. She was a member of the National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture and Friends of the Library. Linda was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading and bird watching. Her greatest love was spending time with her family and grandchildren. Those left to cherish Linda’s memory include her husband of 56 years, Mickie Mann; two daughters, Christy Mann (partner: Mandy Otterstad) of Bellingham, Washington, and Michelle (husband: Tony) Stewart of New Castle; two sons, Bret (wife: Mel) Mann and Bryan Mann (partner: Kristin Bennett) both of New Castle; grandchildren, Gavin and Kaia Peterson-Mann, Spencer, Emilie, Elijah, Jessica, and Drew Stewart, Damon, Miles, Gage, and Brennan Mann, and Hadley Bennett; a brother, David (wife: Barbara) Cox of New Castle and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by a grandson, Aiden Peterson-Mann. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Saturday, October 23, 2021, at First Baptist Church in New Castle with Pastor Jerry Ingalls officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00 am until the time of the service Saturday at the Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Sproles Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be offered to the Fortune Fund, to assist local cancer patients, 2200 Forest Ridge Parkway, Suite 120, New Castle, IN 47362. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Linda J. Mann.
Linda J. Mann, 75, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family following a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 23, 1946 in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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