Josephine Manson Obituary

Josephine Manson

Josephine “Josie” Elizabeth Manson, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died at home on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Family and friends will gather from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Face masks and social distancing will be required. Private family burial will be held at Campbell Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Theron; son, Shawn (Stephanie) Manson of Folsom, California; special “son”, Stephen McAtee of Cedar Rapids., brothers, Fred (Lida) Timm and Larry Timm, all of Marengo; grandchildren, Cade and Roman Manson, Paige Dullea, Amanda McAtee, and A.J. McAtee; and many nieces and nephews. Josie was born on August 18, 1939, on the family farm in Guernsey, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Dora (Smith) Timm. After high school, she attended the Paris Academy of Beauty which led to a lifelong career as a beautician. Josie married Daryl Babcock 1959. He died in 1984. In January of 1986, she married Theron Manson. Josie and Theron owned and operated the Chateau Salon and The Lighthouse Inn Supper Club for many years. Previously, she started the Stadium Bar & Grill. Josie enjoyed going to the casinos in Las Vegas and scuba diving in Cozumel, Mexico. She loved cars, especially sports cars and belonged to the Cedar Rapids Corvette Club. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daryl; brother, John Timm; and infant brother, Charles Timm.
August 18, 1939 - September 10, 202008/18/193909/10/2020
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Josephine “Josie” Elizabeth Manson, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died at home on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Family and friends will gather from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids. Face masks and social distancing will be required. Private family burial will be held at Campbell Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Theron; son, Shawn (Stephanie) Manson of Folsom, California; special “son”, Stephen McAtee of Cedar Rapids., br...

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Sep
16
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Wednesday, September 16 2020
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services - Cedar Rapids
1844 1st Ave. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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Face masks and social distancing will be required.
Final Resting Place
Campbell Cemetery
50 Angle Street
Bertam, IA 52403
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