Obituary of Guy Charles Mandigo
Guy Charles Mandigo, loving husband and friend, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at the age of 79.
Guy was born in Minneapolis, MN, to Mary (Violette) Mandigo and Guy Orville Mandigo on September 7, 1942. He enlisted into the United States Army on June 7, 1962 where he achieved many awards for his service and finished his Master’s Degree only to eventually meet the love of his life, Anne (Peters) Mandigo. They married on May 24, 1997.
His integrity and strong work ethic made him well respected and loved by all who knew him. He retired as Lieutenant Colonel at age 60, having earned a Bronze Star Metal for his Heroism in Ground Combat, another Bronze Star Metal for Meritorious Achievement in Ground Operations against Hostile Forces and a Purple Heart Metal for Wounds Received in Action when he served in the Vietnam War among many other accolades throughout his time served. He and his beloved wife then moved to Ruskin to enjoy a slower pace of life while continuing to spoil their cats, Pepper, Rocky and Harley.
During his retirement, Guy enjoyed traveling with his wife, boating, and proudly volunteering in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Guy will be remembered by all for his loyalty to family and friends.
He was predeceased by his mother and father; and wife, Anne Mandigo.
Funeral service will be from 11:30-12:30 pm, Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Dr., Sun City Center. Interment Sarasota National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to COAST GUARD AUXILIARY ASSOCIATION INC, 1301 West 1st Street, Suite E1, Granite City, IL 62040-1802 (All donations made to the Coast Guard Auxiliary should email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the proper form for Tax-Deductible Donations) or Chapter LX Special Forces Association, P.O. Box 6515, Tampa, FL 33608.
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