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William Charles Maurer

July 6, 1932 — December 8, 2018


William Charles Maurer, the son of Joseph Homer and Zelda (Anderson) Maurer, was born July 6, 1932 in Spencer, Iowa.  His childhood years were spent in Spencer and Greenville, where he received his education.  After his schooling, he entered the military in January of 1953, where he served with the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge in December of 1954.

     Bill married Peggy Herrig on June 4, 1955 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Rectory in Spencer.  Following their marriage, he farmed near Greenville.  In 1974, they moved to a farm south of Spencer, where they continued to farm until his retirement in 1993.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer, where he was involved with the Knights of Columbus.  He was also a member of American Legion Glen Pedersen Post #1 of Spencer and the Antique Automobile Club of America. Bill enjoyed working on antique cars and pickups, especially his 1941 Ford Pickup.

     Bill passed away at his home in Spencer on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the age of 86.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Peggy in 2009 and all of his siblings.

     Left to cherish his memory are his two sons: Bradley and his wife, Kay Maurer of Spencer and David and his wife, Janel Maurer of Spencer; four grandchildren: Amy (Travis) Cooke, Mike (Mollie) Maurer, Chris Maurer and Ross Maurer; 5 great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Military services will be conducted by Glen Pedersen Post #1 - American Legion and VFW Clay County Post #3159 both from Spencer, Iowa immediately following the funeral services.
Father Tim Hogan
Travis Cooke
Mike Maurer
Amy Maurer Cooke
Chris Maurer
Ross Maurer
Trevor Cooke
Visitation will begin 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 11, 2018 with the family present from 5 to 7:00 P.M., Tuesday Evening at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"On Eagle's Wings"
"Amazing Grace"
By Joe LeClair

ORGANIST: Marianne Fuchsen
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa

A lunch and time of fellowship will be held at the fellowship hall at Sacred Heart Catholic Church immediately following the graveside services.
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