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INTERVIEW: The Inspiring Life of Chris Mennen Who Died of Complications of COPD and C-19 Infection

Chris Mennen died on August 6, 2020 of respiratory failure and COVID-19 infection
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COVID-19 has claimed the lives of almost 1,200 in the state of Iowa since the start of the pandemic.  More than half were residents of long-term care facilities including a Siouxland man, Chris Mennen.  

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MARY SUE MOORE AND CHRIS MENNEN

Chris had Down Syndrome and lived in Sanborn at Prairie View Nursing Home; the site of an outbreak.  

Chris died on August 6, 2020 at the age of 62 of repiratory failure and COVID-19 infection.  His sister, Mary Sue Moore, who lives in Milford shares details of his inspiring life. 

She also wants people to be mindful of others at higher risk of serious complications of the devastating disease.

Chris Mennen’s obituary can be found here.

A tribute video can be found here

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MARY SUE MOORE AND CHRIS MENNEN
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MARY SUE MOORE AND CHRIS MENNEN