Donald Mansager, age 88, passed away on Saturday, July 14, at Mexico Veterans Home. He was born February 19, 1924, in Volga, South Dakota and attended high school in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Donald served as an interpreter in the US Army as a Private First Class from February 15, 1943 through January 4, 1946. He received a bronze star for his assistance in evacuating a German town and was also involved in the Battle of the Bulge. He also worked for Bell Telephone and Roche Laboratories, where he retired.

He was ordained as an elder in Yahweh on October 3, 1969. He was instrumental in the establishment of several Sacred Name assemblies, including Yahweh’s Assembly in Messiah and Yahweh’s New Covenant Assembly. He was also an active member of Yahweh’s Restoration Ministry. He enjoyed carpentry, Bible study, and visiting family and brethren all over the world.

Donald is survived: by one sister, Jan Meyer and husband Roger of St. Cloud, Minnesota; three children, Linda Lowe and husband Greg of Denver, Colorado, Alan Mansager and wife Margie of Holts Summit, Missouri, and Gary Mansager and wife Stacy of Omaha, Nebraska; and six grandchildren, Beth Wright and husband Ken of Castle Rock, Colorado, Lindsey Cole and husband Ryan of Littleton, Colorado, Ryan Mansager and wife Jessica of Holts Summit, Missouri, Jennifer Folliard and husband Randy of Holts Summit, Missouri, Jordan Mansager of Cisco, Texas, and Rachel Mansager of Omaha, Nebraska. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Mansager and two brothers; Dwayne Mansager and Raymond Schwandt.

Cards and condolences can be sent to YRM:
PO Box 463
Holts Summit, MO 65043


Floral arrangements can be sent to:
11608 County Road 4031
Holts Summit, MO 65043

Busch's Florist and Greenhouse (local florist)

Memorial Service:
Where: Yahweh's Restoration Ministry, 11608 CR 4031, Holts Summit, MO 65043
When: Monday, July 16, 10:00 am

Viewing:
Where: Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S Jefferson St., Mexico, MO 65265
When: Monday, July 16, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm


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July 15, 2012 - 04:12 PM
Randy Folliard
randy_folliard@yahoo.com http://www.yrm.org

  I've had the honor of knowing Elder Don for about 15 years and have seen firsthand what a wonderful grandfather and great grandfather he was. As a man of Yahweh, he devoted his life to Yahweh's word. He personified the examples of Yahshua, including an outgoing desire and love for others. His sacrifice and devotion impacted the lives of many thousands. He will be greatly missed. May Yahweh comfort the Mansager family as they mourn the loss of this extraordinary man.
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July 15, 2012 - 04:19 PM
Jennifer (Mansager) Folliard

  Words cannot adequately express how much by Grandpa means to me. He is the one who sat me on his knee when I was 5 years old and taught me how to tie my shoe laces. He was the man that took the time to talk to me whenever I came into his office, no matter how busy he may have been. And he was also the man that I held hands with and sang to during his final days. I will love, remember, and cherish him for the rest of my life.
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July 16, 2012 - 12:39 AM
Ryan Mansager

  One of the hardest things I have ever had to do was to say goodbye to him. How do you say goodbye to a man that has been such a huge part of your life? How do you say goodbye to a man that has always been there for you? As he was dying I looked into his eyes and said “I love you Grandpa, good bye,” although he could barley speak, as it took all his energy he had left to breathe, I could read his eyes looking right back at me and I could see “I love you too Ryan,” this was only minutes before he fell into his last deep sleep. Thank you Yahweh for choosing me to be his grandson was all I could think of as I left his room. Rest for awhile Grandpa…I couldn’t imagine a better grandfather!
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July 15, 2012 - 04:43 PM
Ruby
txwildmustang2020@yahoo.com

  May YHWH cradle his family in the palm of His hand while they grieve and adjust to the changes in their lives. I pray for the congregation. I pray for strength and peace, as we remember our hope in YHWH and His precious Messiah!!!
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July 15, 2012 - 05:39 PM
Marcel and Danette De Brael
danette_cgg@yahoo.com http://www.bijbelstudent.com

  My husband (Elder Marcel De Brael) and our entire family (including my Filipino family in the Philippines) send our condolences and prayers to the Mansager family. Elder Donald Mansager had been an effective and compassionate instrument of YAHWEH in bringing the TRUTH to the world... Marcel and I count it a blessing to have met Elder Don Mansager personally (and hugged him too) during the Feast of Tabernacles last year (2011) in Rocheport... May YAHWEH comfort the Mansager family during this difficult moment!
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July 15, 2012 - 06:01 PM
Chris Avalos
contact@praisesforyahweh.org http://praisesforyahweh.org

  Elder Don's generosity, kindness and agape love he had shown us over the years has been an inspiration to me and my family. Most notable were the teachings of Yahweh's Truth. Elder Don patiently led me (along with Yahweh's Spirit) through the many deeper teachings of the Scriptures.
His devotion to Sabbath-keeping, proper doctrine, and compassion for the brethren make him a "man after Yahweh's own heart."
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July 15, 2012 - 06:05 PM
Oshane Francis
jeshurun2010@hotmail.com

  May Yahweh comfort the Mansager family. on behalf of the Assembly of Yahweh in jamaica W.I.
For Yahshua himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of Elohim, and the dead in Messiah will rise first. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet Yahshua in the air.
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July 15, 2012 - 06:05 PM
debra cupit
deltamist@hotmail.com

  with sadness he is gone=he was a great man of Yahweh,who helped all he could and spread the word freely..I am blessed to know him.
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July 15, 2012 - 06:58 PM
Michael Martin
who_is_like_the_almighty@yahoo.com

  Elder Don was a man after Yahweh's own heart. He was like a grandfather to me. So much love he had. Wish I was even half the man Elder Don was. I had the honor of being baptised by Elder Don. Praise Yahweh for him!
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July 15, 2012 - 07:07 PM
Hector Castillo
shalom@forhisname.com http://www.forhisname.com

  I consider it an honor and a privileged to have been mentored by such a great man. I can still remember the day when he took me to the side and asked if I would consider being appointed as a deacon. I explained to him that I was not nor could I ever see myself in the ministry. He however explained to me that he saw otherwise and It would be an honor to serve the Father. Needless to say I said Yes. To this day I feel that it was one of the best decisions that I have ever made. Elder Don Mansanger will be sorely missed...but we live with the hope of the resurrection! Hc
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July 15, 2012 - 07:11 PM
Frankie Torres
praise.glory2yhwh@ymail.com

  To my Be loved Brother's and Sister's, May Almighty YAHWEH Shine His Face upon the Mansager Family and give them Shalom and Comfort. at this time of mourning.Elder Don Mansager Serve YAHWEH Well and to the Fullest.YAHWEH Bless Elder Don M.with His Torah, His Word, His Truth, and His Wonderful Family. He Sleeps in YAHSHUA Messiah till the Great and Awesome Day of the First Resurrection, with Messiah! HalleluYAH ! My Prayers and Condolences to my Brother's Sister's Mansager's Family. Love You's Always!
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July 15, 2012 - 07:16 PM
Nicole R
yahshuasdisciple4ever@yahoo.com

  I was baptized in 2010 and I had the honor of meeting Donald Mansager and his lovely wife shortly after. He is an inspiration for me as a new convert. He ran his race and now he is able to await the return of the Messiah. HalleluYah.
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July 15, 2012 - 08:01 PM
David & Carrie Brett
elderbrett@yaiy.org http://yaiy.org

  May we all submit to the truth of Yahweh's Word and Spirit, as Elder Don did, that we may also hear the words, "Well done, good and faithful servant." We will miss him, but look forward with great expectation of seeing him in the coming Kingdom with all the first fruits. May he rest in peace, until then. With Agape, David & Carrie
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July 15, 2012 - 08:20 PM
Amy Pletz & Family
apletz@hotmail.com

  There are so many scriptures to share that would bring healing to a hurting heart, but I will leave the Mansager family with this good word from Psalm 23:1-6 in this hour of mourning:

Yahweh is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of Yahweh forever."

I've known Elder Don all my life...he was like a grandfather figure to me. There were many feasts when he would take the time to talk to me, encourage me, or help me when I forgot a memory verse. His smile is what I will remember most...and interestingly, that is what I remember most about his departed wife, Mil. They were both so full of joy through lives well lived, lives lived with an abundance of love...for the body of Messiah and Yahweh and Yahshua above. I am blessed because of Don and Mil and how they've touched my life. Blessings of peace and healing to the Mansagers at this time.

Amy Pletz & Family
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July 15, 2012 - 08:26 PM
Bob Wells`
BobWells@inbox.com

  I don't believe that I ever met elder Mansager, but I do know that he did a great work for Yahweh. May Yahweh El Shaddai grant the Mansager family the peace that passes understanding in this time of mourning.
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July 15, 2012 - 08:51 PM
Glenda Felix
cleudettebanks@yahoo.com

  My prayers are with you and your family.
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July 15, 2012 - 09:40 PM
Dino Rivera
dinocer@yahoo.com

  I have just found your ministry. My codolonces on the passing of Elder Donald.
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July 15, 2012 - 09:42 PM
Connie f. Ophar
confrancis71@gmail.com

  my condolences going out to the family of Elder Mansager.We in Dominica in 1985 had the chance to meet with him and it was a pleasure having him in our home thats is at Elder Francis.He was such a humble man.Be strong in Yahwe.
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July 15, 2012 - 10:05 PM
Donnie and Roland Miller

  Our condolences to the family.
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July 15, 2012 - 10:27 PM
Russ Thain
russ@mlci.net

  My prayers and condolences to all this who loved and will miss Elder Don.

I had the good fortune to have met and get to know him a little. He truly had a great influence on many lives and will continue through those who preach and teach the Truth of Almighty Yahweh.

He was a servant to both Yahweh and those whose eyes have been opened to the Truth.

I'm blessed to have known such a man.

Rest in the hope of eternal life Elder Don. Our hope is to see you then.
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