Giles George Manhart, 84, of Caledonia, died peacefully, Tuesday,January 19, 2016 at Caledonia Care and Rehab in Caledonia.
Giles was born September 22, 1931, in Caledonia to George and Isabella (Theisen) Manhart. He attended school in Caledonia. On February 20, 1960, he married Mary Ann Becker and they later divorced.
Giles was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 50 years, and he advanced to become a Millwright. He loved living on his farm outside of Caledonia.
He is survived by his four children, Greg Manhart, Gary Manhart, George Manhart, and Susan (Manhart) Nicholas Manka; and 7 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mercedes Schieber.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am on Friday, January 22, at St. Marys Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Matt Fasnacht will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Thurs., at McCormick Funeral Home, 205 E. Main, Caledonia, where a rosary will be said at 7 pm and a prayer service will follow. Visitation will also be from 9:30-10:30 am at the church Friday morning before the service.