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Bennie E Maier

August 11, 1931 ~ June 17, 2017 (age 85)

            Bennie Eugene Maier, age 85, of Garnavillo, IA, formerly of Cedar Rapids, IA, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital.  He was born on August 11, 1931 in Milan, Illinois, the son of Ben and Alice Maier.

            Bennie grew up in the Rock Island Ill, area where he became an Eagle Scout and eventually graduated from the Rock Island High School with the class of 1949.  On April 27, 1957, Bennie was united in marriage with Marilyn Wigant.  They moved to Cedar Rapids, IA, in 1958 where Bennie owned and operated Cedar Rapids Tool & Die for many years. 

            Bennie was a softball pitcher for a couple of teams in Cedar Rapids.  He was also a life member of the Otter Creek Gun Club, avid sportsman who loved to fish, hunt & trap.  After retirement, Bennie and Marilyn moved to Guttenberg where he enjoyed his sports; Chicago Cubs, NRA, Ducks Unlimited, Iowa Hawkeyes and making trips to the casino. 

            Bennie is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marilyn; brother, Kenneth Maier of Hillsdale, IL and many other relatives and friends. 

            He was preceded in death by his parents.



 Service Information

June 19, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services
207 South 1st Street
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Inurnment at a later date.

Memorial Park Cemetery Rock Island Illinois
4205 30th St
Rock Island, IL 61201

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