Monday November 14, 2016 at Zion Lutheran Church in
New Holland from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
11 a.m. Monday at the church
Mildred M. Maaks ,94, of Lincoln, formerly of New
Holland, passed away at 8:00 p.m. on November 9,
2016 at the Christian Village of Lincoln.
Mildred was born on March 21, 1922 in Logan County,
daughter of Elmer and Georgia (Sparks) Sheley. She
married Marion E. Maaks on December 29, 1944 in
Missouri. He preceded her in death on August 2,
Surviving Mildred are her children: Mike (Tracy)
Maaks of New Holland, Duane (Fay) Maaks of
Carterville, Richard (Donna) Maaks of Normal, Ronald
(Cathy) Maaks of Normal,Mary (Ron) Coulter of
Springfield, MO; one daughter-in-law Karen; five
brothers: Wayne Sheley, Howard Sheley, Homer Sheley,
Jim Sheley, Bob Sheley; one sister: Jessie Rankin;
twelve grandchildren, and several
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
her parents, one son James Maaks, two brothers:
George and Richard Sheley, three sisters: Dorothy
Synder, Virginia Klockenga, and Betty Downs.
Mildred was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of
New Holland. She was a retired teacher, she taught
in country schools and public schools in San Jose,
Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln, and St. Peterís
School in Emden. Mildred enjoyed square dancing with
Services for Mildred will be 11:00 a.m. Monday
November 14, 2016 at Zion Lutheran Church in New
Holland with Rev. Charles Olander officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the
church. Burial at Richmond Grove Cemetery will
follow the service.
Memorials may be made in Mildredís name to Zion
Lutheran Church or to the donorís choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
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