Darla Ann (Hearn) Mankie (1943 - 2017)

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Darla Ann (Hearn) Mankie
1943 - 2017
July 27, 1943
East Grand Forks, Polk County, Minnesota United States 56721
May 2, 2017
Nielson Place Nursing Home in Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota United States 56601
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Nielson Place Nursing Home in Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota United States 56601
Darla Ann (Hearn) Mankie was born on July 27, 1943 in East Grand Forks, Minnesota United States. Her maiden name is Hearn and she married into the Mankie family. She is the child of James Hearn and Gladys (Helm) Hearn, with siblings Gary, Dale, Curtis, Milo, and Lee. According to her family tree, Darla was mother to 3 children. She married Robert L Mankie on January 21, 1966. They were married until Robert's death in 2010. They had children Tammy Mankie, Todd Mankie, and Troy Robert Mankie. She died on May 2, 2017 at Nielson Place Nursing Home, Bemidji, Minnesota United States at 73 years old.
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Darla Ann (Hearn) Mankie, age 73, of Bemidji, MN, formerly of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Nielson Place Nursing Home in Bemidji, MN. Darla was born on June 27, 1943, in East Grand Forks, MN, to the late James and Gladys (Helm) Hearn. She grew up in East Grand Forks, MN, and graduated from East Grand Forks High School. On January 21, 1966, she was married to Robert Mankie in East Grand Forks, MN. She worked at Simplot in Grand Forks, ND, and at Baltimore Spice. Darla is survived by her children, Troy Mankie of Bemidji, MN; Tammy Mankie of Highlands Ranch, CO; and Todd Mankie of Frazee, MN; 5 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Gary (Audrey) Hearn of Henderson, NV; Dale (Mary Jo) Hearn of East Grand Forks, MN; and Curtis (Anna) Hearn of East Grand Forks, MN; as well as 2 sister-in laws, Delores Hearn of Grand Forks, ND, and Debra Hearn of East Grand Forks, MN. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brothers, Milo and Lee Hearn. Funeral Service: 10:30 am ~ Friday, May 5, 2017 at Dahl Funeral Home in East Grand Forks, MN. Visitation: One Hour Before Service Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery South ~ Grand Forks, ND

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In 1943, in the year that Darla Ann (Hearn) Mankie was born, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1959, at the age of 16 years old, Darla was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1969, she was 26 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1988, at the age of 45 years old, Darla was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1992, when she was 49 years old, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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