Michael Mann

August 6, 2003

Michael Mann Obituary

Michael "Dude" Mann, 43 of Glouster, passed
away suddenly on Wednesday, August 6, 2003 at
O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens.

Born October 12, 1959, in Germany, he was the
son of Lee and Gisela Boringer Mann of
Georgia. Dude fought in Irag during Desert
Storm Gulf War as an infantryman, and was
awarded the Bronze Star for heroism. during
his military career, he was a paratrooper,
sniper and master gunner. After retiring from
the Army, he attended Texas Central College,
Columbus State and Hocking College. He had
been the shooting sports director at Boy Scout
Camp Seven Ranges, first aider at Chief Logan
Boy Scout Camp and naturalist at Camp Ohio.
He was a former assistant scoutmaster for Troop
98 of Gahanna. He was an avid musician, both
singing and playing guitar.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Dani
Doran Mann of Glouster; and a daughter, Daisy
Mann of Glouster. He was the well-loved son-in-
law of Norm and Marian Doran; brother-in-law to
Nan and Tom Wright, Mike Doran, Pat and Renee
Doran, and Katey Powell; uncle to Casey,
Kristen and Cuyler Wright, Marissa, Norman,
Meggan and Holly Doran, Jennifer Utzinger,
Annie and Roy Powell; and a special friend
to "son" Evan Irwin. He also is survived by a
sister, Heidi Elliott, and nieces, Trixie and
Leean Elliott of Georgia, and a brother, Rick
Mann of Germany.

Dude donated his body to the FBI Forensic
Anthropology Center, University of Tennessee.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, 2
p.m. at his residence, 10889 Dock 2 Road,
Glouster. For information or directions, call
Morrison Funeral Chapel Glouster-Bishopville at

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