Dale L. Maurer

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Chelsea, Michigan

Formerly of Dover, Ohio

At age 83, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 at his home in the Pines. He was born April 15, 1935 in Dover, OH, the son of A. Frank and Hazel (Henderson) Maurer.

Dale was a member of St. Johns United Church of Christ in Dover, OH. He was a United States Army Veteran, who served in Germany as a Spec 4 at the Headquarter Company 6 Transportation Battalion. Dale was a member of the Masonic F&AM Lodge 57 in Dover, receiving his 32nd Degree from Valley of Canton, OH. He worked for Firestone Tire for 30 years, and then for Dexter Schools for 15 years. Dale volunteered at the Chelsea Community Hospital for over 6,000 hours.

July 8, 1967, he married Eleanor Brock at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Wooster, OH, and she survives. Other survivors include a son, Timothy (Jessica) Maurer of Columbus, OH; a daughter, Elizabeth Maurer of Alexandria, VA; two sisters, Mabel Maurer of Dover, OH, Marlyn (Chuck) Schroder of Candor, NY; five grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, MI on Thursday, May 24 from 7-9pm.  A Masonic service will be held Saturday, May 26, at 1:30pm at Toland- Herzig Funeral Home in Dover, OH.  Burial with military honors will follow at Dover Burial Park, Dover, OH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital – Chelsea Cancer Center, 775 S. Main Street, Chelsea Michigan 48118.

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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