LAWRENCE L. MAIZE, 81 DURAND - Lawrence L. Maize, 81, of Durand died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at his home. Born September 20, 1931, in Lancaster Township; he was the son of Donald and Emma (Tamling) Maize. He was a 1950 graduate of Dakota High School. He married Betty (Wurster) Pieper in July of 1991, she preceded him in death on December 11, 2010. Lawrence farmed for many years. He enjoyed playing Euchre with his sons. He was a member of Winneshiek Evangelical Free Church, Freeport and the Joy Singers. Surviving are two daughters, Connie (Perry) Hix, Cheryl McCrary; six sons, Larry (Karen) Maize, Dennis (Carla) Maize, Ernie Maize, Dean (Dorris) Maize, Keith Maize, Kevin Maize; eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Florence Fawver, Annabelle (Donald) Welling, Carol Contardi; three brothers, Jerry (Marcia) Maize, Delmar (Linda) Maize, Lyle (Deb) Maize; nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Betty; son, Tim; daughter, Julie; sisters, Deloris Martz and Pauline Sager. Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at the Winneshiek Evangelical Free Church, 3842 E. Winneshiek Rd., Freeport, with Reverend John McIntosh officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded and burial of remains will be at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Freeport. A memorial has been established in his name. Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, Dakota is assisting the family.
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Published in The Journal-Standard on May 10, 2013