Maynard Macke

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MANSFIELD — Maynard W. Macke, 75, of Mansfield passed away November 10, 2013 at his home.

Maynard was born September 18, 1938 in Lima to Louis and Anna Mura Macke. He attended Xavier and Ohio State University and operated the Pandora Canning Company with his father for many years. He was then Police Chief of Glandorf, Ohio, ran his own commercial radio sales business, and later retired as an electrical engineer from Sprint. He was a past boy scout and leader, was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Elks, Association of Old Crowes, and ARRL. Maynard was an amateur radio buff and a railroading and model railroad enthusiast.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years Miriam Gepfrey Macke of Mansfield; children Keith Macke of Michigan, Laura (Robert) Chesher of Boulder, CO, Kevin (Samantha) Macke of Cleveland Heights; grandchildren Emily, Grace, Lilly, Fiona, Myles; sisters Theresa Macke of Ottawa, Marilyn McCann of Prestwood, Scotland, Barbara Macke of Ottawa.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Dorothy.

Friends may call at Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home, 173 Park Avenue West, on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8pm with a vigil service at 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00am Friday at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Fr. Jeremy Miller officiating. Burial will take place at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery in McCartyville later that day.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Catholic Church, the Catholic Charities Food Bank or MedCentral Hospice.

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Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home
173 Park Ave W
Mansfield, OH 44902
(419) 524-5532
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Published in The Lima News from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013
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