Obituary of Douglas Maves
Douglas Paul Maves TECUMSEH- Douglas Paul Maves, age 78, of Tecumseh passed away Monday, January 23, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Douglas was born August 19, 1933 in Ferndale, Michigan the son of Paul and Arnetta (Stoscup) Maves. On September 10, 1955 he married Peggy Hintz in the Grace Lutheran Church, Tecumseh and she survives. Douglas was the co-owner of Paul’s MFG Homes and R.V. Sales. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Tecumseh. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Douglas was a member and past Commander of the Tecumseh American Legion; he was also a member of the 40 & 8. Douglas and Peggy enjoyed traveling together; some of their favorite trips were to the Smokey Mountains, the Amish Country in Ohio, up north, Anguilla, Alaska and Africa. Douglas and Peggy enjoyed many years wintering in Florida. At first traveling the state in a motor home and later settling in two of their favorite places, Siesta Key and Naples. A lot of happy family times were also at their summer cottage at Deep Lake in the Irish Hills. Douglas loved hunting, fishing and was a University of Michigan fan. In addition to his wife, Peggy he is survived by one daughter, Lorriane (Larry) Howard of Tecumseh; two sons, Kirk Maves and Benjamin Maves both of Tecumseh; two brothers, Donald (Phyllis) Maves of Tecumseh and Kenneth (Janet) Maves of Neenah, Wisconsin; six grandchildren, Bryan, Ashley, Mihkey, Kristopher, Zachary and KayLee. Douglas was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services for Douglas will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Pastor Phil Krieger officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery with full military rites conducted by the Tecumseh American Legion Underwood-Orr Post #34, and Tecumseh V.F.W. Hall Slater Post #4187. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and also on Thursday from 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church and the Hickman Cancer Center. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh.
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