Harley E. Mantle, 87, of Kendallville, passed away at 6:49 a.m. Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville. Born March 18, 1924 in Columbia City, he was a son of Solomon and Blanche D. (Worrick) Mantle and a widower of Valetta Adele Morrissey.
He served in the United States Army from 1944-1946.
Survivors include a daughter, Ramonda Kay DeLong and a brother, Roger Mantle.
Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral service is at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Bret Frymier of Asbury United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Nolt Cemetery, Columbia City.
Memorials may be given in memory of Mr. Mantle to the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com  to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.