|2/12/2013 3:42:00 PM|
William 'Bill' Maurer
William "Bill" Maurer, 82, of Fair Haven died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Hilltop Care Center, Watkins.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 9, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fair Haven with Pastor Timothy Nerud officiating and burial at Fair Haven Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife Evelyn of Fair Haven; sons David of La Fayette, Craig (LaVon) of Fair Haven; daughter Cindy (Steve) Wills of Fair Haven; grandchildren Dustin (Kate) Wills, Megan Wills and Monique Maurer; step-grandchildren Dusty Krohn and Angela (Brennen) Schindele; ten great-grandchildren; brother John (Donna) Maurer of St. Cloud; niece Julie Ampe and her son Alex.
William Charles Maurer was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Fair Haven Township, Stearns County to Otto and Nora (Tuey) Maurer. He spent his youth living with his family in Wright County and attended school in South Haven and Annandale. From 1952-1954 he served his country as a member of the Marines stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer during the Korean War. Bill was a truck driver for Barton Sand & Gravel and then Tiller Corporation from 1954 to 1993. He married Evelyn Markwardt on March 19, 1960, at Concordia Lutheran Church. They raised their three children and lived their entire married life in the Fair Haven area. Bill enjoyed all things outdoors especially hunting, fishing, and firearms. He was a great handy-man and enjoyed helping others. He and Evelyn enjoyed many road trips with some of the most memorable ones being to Branson with friends. He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, life member of the VFW, and former member of the South Haven Fire Dept and South Haven Sportsman's Club.
Urn bearers: Dustin and Megan Wills.
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