Ann R. (Danko) Mantich

July 21, 1921 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Ann Mantich Obituary

Ann R. Mantich (nee Danko) 102 of Whiting, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, February 16, 2024 at the Hammond-Whiting Care Center. She was the beloved wife of the late John Mantich who passed away October 14, 2000; loving mother of Anne (Jerome) Chicvara, Joseph (Kathy) Mantich and the late John Mantich and Catherine Mantich; cherished grandmother of Rebecca (Brian)Reel and Judith (Jaime) Melgoza; adoring great grandma of Brent Reel, Jazmyn and JJ Melgoza; dearest sister of the late John (Patricia) Danko and the late Margaret (late Julian) Matlock; many nieces and nephews.

Ann Mantich was born on July 21, 1921 to Andrew and Anna (Domasica) Danko and was a lifelong resident of the Whiting-Robertsdale Community. She was a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School, Class of 1939 and a member of St. Mary’s Assumption Byzantine Catholic Church, Whiting. An avid reader, Ann loved to play gin rummy, pray, bake and enjoyed the occasional trip to the casino. Devoted to her family she will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. The family wishes to thank the devoted staff at the Hammond-Whiting Care Center for all the compassion and care shown to Ann.

Visitation for Ann will be held on Thursday morning, February 22, 2024 at St. Mary’s Assumption Byzantine Catholic Church, 2011 Clark St., Whiting, IN from 9:00am to time of Liturgy at 10:00am with the Rev. Andrew Summerson, officiating; interment, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Crown Point. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on-line at In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Whiting Food Pantry, P.O. Box 591, Whiting, IN 46394, would be appreciated. 

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February 22, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Mary’s Assumption Byzantine Catholic Church
2011 Clark St.
Whiting, IN 46394

February 22, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Mary’s Assumption Byzantine Catholic Church
2011 Clark St.
Whiting, IN 46394

Interment to follow

Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens
8178 Cline Avenue
Crown Point, IN 46307


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