Kenneth Manke

Kenneth John Manke, 68, of Billings passed away Aug. 4, 2013.

 

Kenneth Manke

 

Posted on August 8, 2013

Kenneth John Manke, 68, of Billings passed away Aug. 4, 2013.

Ken was born June 8, 1945 in St. Paul, Minn., the son of Carl and Florence Manke. He had two siblings. Ken honorably served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was a member of the American Legion Post 1.

Ken married Lee Dang and together they traveled the world, living in Vietnam, Iran and Saudi Arabia. After settling in Billings, they became the owners of the Mongolian Grill. Ken was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was very generous and had a great sense of humor. He loved to hunt, fish and barbecue with friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Byron Manke.

Ken is survived by his wife, Lee; sons Jason (Mai) and their children Jolisia and Jared of Billings, and Thomas (Jennifer) and their son Trent of San Diego, Calif. He is also survived by his sister Carla Kingsley of Walla Walla, Wash.

Funeral services were held Aug. 8, 2013 at the Cremation & Funeral Gallery in Billings. Cremation followed. Inurnment with military honors will be held at the Bonnievale Cemetery in Baker, Saturday, Aug. 10, at 11:00 a.m.

Arrangements were by Cremation & Funeral Gallery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cfgbillings. com through “Our Families”.