His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith
Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 10 to 11
a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Burial will be in New
Holland Barry and Bennett Funeral Home is
Mr. Maurer was a member of Faith Lutheran Church
in Lincoln and was retired from Caterpillar.
He was born Dec. 24, 1912, in Logan County to
George W. and Rose Gehre Maurer. He married Ruth
Spitzbarth on July 31, 1939, in St. Louis, Mo.
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; two sons,
James (and Ann) Maurer of Rockford and Edward Maurer
of Dayton, Ohio; one daughter, Virginia Smith of
Murfreesboro, Tenn.; one grandson, Chris Maurer of
Rockford; and two great-grandchildren, Randi and
Abbie Maurer, both of Rockford.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Carl
Maurer, and three sisters, Vera Mittelstadt, Dalores
Kammueller and Dorothea Ingram.
He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be
made to his church.
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