Gilbert "Manny" Correll Jr. 1959-2020
Gilbert Leroy “Manny” Correll Jr., 60, Osawatomie, formerly of Onaga, died Saturday, March 14, 2020, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City after battling cancer.
He was born July 8, 1959, in Seneca, the son of Gilbert Leroy and Grace Elizabeth Myers Correll. He graduated from Onaga High School in 1977 and attended Emporia State University.
Mr. Correll worked for more than 42 years at Union Pacific Railroad in maintenance. He retired in 2019.
He married Jody Ann Myers on Dec. 15, 1979, and again on Feb. 9, 1992. They divorced. He married Carroll Poier in 2000. They divorced.
Survivors include a daughter, Tabetha D. Davis and husband Josh, Paola; a son, Tyler W. Correll and wife Kate, Pleasanton; his parents, Gilbert and Grace Correll, Onaga; a sister, Pamela Daniels and husband Todd, Auburn; two brothers, Randy Correll and wife Georgi, Topeka, and Chad Correll, Onaga; six grandchildren, Jordan, Aidan, Keagan and Courtney Davis and Harper and Colt Correll; four nieces, Chelsey, Raven, Cheyanne and Brooklyn; six nephews, Brandon, Holden, Ryan, Wyatt, Jesse and Jaxon; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 19 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Havensville Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday morning before the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gilbert “Manny” Correll Grandchildren’s Education Fund, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.