Tricounty News

William Maurer, 82

William C. Maurer, age 82, of South Haven died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Hilltop Care Center in Watkins. He was 82.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Fair Haven with Pastor Timothy Nerud officiating. Friends and family are invited to visit prior to the service beginning at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Fair Haven Cemetery.W-Mauer-William

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 and Gravel, and then Tiller Corporation from 1954 to 1993. He married Evelyn Markwardt 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 handyman 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 Luther Church,a life member of the VFW, and former member of the South haven Fire Department, and South Haven Sportsman’s Club.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn of Fair haven; sons David of LaFayette, Craig (and LaVon) of Fair Haven; daughter Cindy (and Steve) Wills of Fair Haven; grandchildren Dustin (and Kate) Wills, Megan Wills and Monique Maurer; step-grandchildren Dusty Krohn and Angela (and Brennen) Schindele; 10 great-grandchildren; brother John (and Donna) Maurer of St. Cloud; niece Julie Ampe and her son Alex.

The urn bearers will be Dustin and Megan Wills. Arrangements were by Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale.

Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale