ALLIANCE - John Maser, Jr., 80, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at his home in Alliance.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. at the St. John's United Lutheran Church. Rev. Dr. Robert Mortvedt will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Alliance Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the St. John's United Lutheran Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com.
Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
John was born June 28, 1932 at Bayard, to John and Elizabeth (Reiber) Maser. He married Gladys Rein on July 30, 1950 in Bayard.
John engaged in farming for almost 20 years while living in Bayard, Minatare and Alliance. In 1974 he began working for the WESTCO Fertilizer Department in Alliance, retiring in 1994. He loved farming, trucking and spending time fishing.
He was a member of the St. John's United Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Maser of Alliance; son, John (Becky) Maser of Alliance; grandchildren, Laurie Esmeier and Chris Maser of Lincoln, Ashley Maser and Seth Maser of North Platte, and A.J. Maser and Nick Maser of Alliance. Survivors also include his brother, Art Maser of Scottsbluff; sisters, Lucille Cook, Elsi Bauer, and Diana Sewert, all of Scottsbluff, Leona Henkel of Colorado, and Judy Michal of New York.
Preceding John in death were his parents, and sons, Mike and Mark Maser.