Mr. Mank thoroughly enjoyed his career in sales of truck and automotive equipment. Tom was a member of the Belleville Elks Lodge #481 and Westhaven where he loved spending time with his friends. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Tom was a wonderful and loving husband who will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Michelle H. Graves, nee Mank; two sons, Timothy Mank and Stephen Mank; and his parents, Gilmore and Helen, nee Reeb, Mank.
Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Cheryl, nee Lickenbrock, Mank, whom he married on June 29, 1996;
a son, Daniel (Diane) Mank of Waterloo, IL;
a daughter, Maura (Jeffrey, Sr.) Leehy of Belleville, IL;
a daughter-in-law, Sherri Mank of Belleville, IL;
a son-in-law, Brian Graves;
nine grandchildren, Stephen (Jamie) Mank, Andrew Mank, Mandy (Jacob) Kirleis, Monica (Michael) Stier, Ryan Mank, Cara (Tyler) Kohlmeier, and Jeffrey Jr., Nathan, and Luke Leehy;
a brother, Richard (Ann) Mank;
a nephew, John (Katie) Mank;
and a niece, Debbi (Doug) Biggs.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: A private graveside service with military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.