Michael A. Mangels, 44 of Fairbury, NE died March 28, 2015 in Fairbury. He was born October 21, 1970 to Fredrick H. & Evelyn L. (Klarman) Mangels at Long Branch, NJ. Mike grew up and attended school in Texas. He was a writer and came to Fairbury to work on his book. He joined the U.S. Army in 2008 and lived for being a soldier. He fought a courageous medical fight for 7 years. He was Uncle GUM to his great niece and nephews and NotPa to his grandkids.
Survivors are wife Sheri Risher, of Fairbury, sisters Kathy Mangels of Fairbury, Julie (Andrew) Johnson of New York, brother Fred (Joanne) Mangels of VA, niece Nicole (Jason) Sorensen of TX, nephews Tommy (Hannah) Taylor of Fairbury, Brian (Ashley) Taylor of Fairbury, Grandchildren Brage, Ayla and Jobe.
Preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick H. and Evelyn (Klarman) Mangels.