Maynard Dammann, age 94, of Lester Prairie, Minnesota, died on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 10, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday February 10, 2018, from 9:00-11:00 A.M., two hours prior the service at the church.
Maynard Ellsworth Dammann was born on November 21, 1923, in Bergen Township, Minnesota. He was the son of Ewald and Martha (Voss) Dammann. Maynard was baptized as an infant on December 9, 1923, by Rev. Walter Baumhoefener and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on March 21, 1937, by Rev. J.A. Schert both at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota. His confirmation verse was Psalm 143:10. He received his education in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, graduating with the Lester Prairie High School Class of 1941.
On September 2, 1945, Maynard was united in marriage to Mabel Lilly Martha Miller by Rev. R. Ehlen at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plato. Maynard and Mabel made their home on a farm in rural Glencoe until 1982 when they moved to Lester Prairie, Minnesota. In June of 2014, Mabel and Maynard moved to Grand Meadows in Glencoe. Their marriage was blessed with four daughters and one son, Jane, Laurie, Kathy, Marla and Maurice. Maynard and Mabel shared almost 70 years of marriage together until Mabel passed away on August 30, 2015.
Maynard was a farmer all of his life. He was an active member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, where he served on the church boards. Maynard also served on the elevator board in Lester Prairie.
Maynard always had a positive disposition and was grateful for God’s blessings. He enjoyed the Minnesota Twins, fishing and traveling with Mabel. He cherished the time spent with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Maynard passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 94 years, 2 months and 6 days.
Blessed be his memory.
Maynard is survived by his:
Daughters, Jane Dietel and her husband, Dale, of Lester Prairie, MN;
Laurie Griesmann and her husband, Guy, of Oronoco, MN;
Kathy Baumann and her husband, David, of Lester Prairie, MN;
Marla Birkholz and her husband, Gordon, of Lester Prairie, MN;
Son, Maurice Dammann and his wife, Christine, of Lester Prairie, MN;
Grandchildren, Steven Dietel and his wife, Melissa; Michael Dietel and his wife, Jessica; Erin Herrmann and her husband, Matt; Sara Schmidt and her husband, Anton; Daniel Griesmann; Jeana Griesemann; Angela Ferrara and her husband, Russ; Michelle Baumann; Brian Baumann and his wife, Amber; Jennifer Schmidt and her husband, Warren; Melissa Mochinski and her husband, Jacob; Kelli Fischl and her husband, Taz; Travis Dammann and his wife, Ali; Cory Dammann; Taylor Kriz;
20 Great Grandchildren;
Sisters-In-Law, Barbara Dammann of Watertown, MN;
Esther Wroge of Glencoe, MN;
Elsa Selchow of Glencoe, MN;
Nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Maynard is preceded in death by his Parents, Ewald and Martha Dammann; Wife, Mabel Dammann; Brother, Milan Dammann; Brothers-In-Law, Helmuth Miller and his wife, Alice; Herbert Wroge; Carl Selchow.