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 Charles Allen “Charlie” Maier

Charles Allen “Charlie” Maier

Linton, Emmons County, North Dakota, USA
Death 11 Dec 2006 (aged 84)
Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
Burial Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 111811198 · View Source
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Charles A. "Charlie" Maier, age 84 of Lynden, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Dec. 11, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Visitation hours will be from 1 to 8 p.m. in Thursday, Dec. 14, at Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden.

Burial with Military Honors will be on Friday, Dec. 15, at 1:00 pm in Greenacres Memorial Park followed by funeral services at 2:00 pm in the First Reformed Church, 6th & Grover Streets, Lynden, with Revs. Eric Schulze and Arvin Wester officiating.

Charlie was born in Linton, North Dakota on April 22, 1922 and was the son of Charles and Matilda Maier, Sr. He grew up in North Dakota and served in the US Army Air Corp during World War II.

Charlie was married to Ruth VanBeek in Westfield, ND on September 25, 1947 and they moved to the Lynden area in 1954. In 1958 he started Charlie's Auto Body in Lynden which he operated until his retirement.

He was a member of the First Reformed Church in Lynden where he also served as a Deacon and sang in the choir. Charlie was well known as a sport fisherman but also enjoyed woodworking and reading.

Besides his parents, Charlie was preceded in death by sisters Edna Earl, Ida Schultz, Gladys Hallmark, Ruth Henn and Verda Blickenstaff and brothers Rueben and Erwin Maier.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Assoc., 710 2nd Ave., Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104; Words of Hope, 700 Ball Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; or, St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, 800 E. Chestnut, Suite LL1, Bellingham, WA 98225.

-Obituary from Gillies Funeral Home




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  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Allen “Charlie” Maier (22 Apr 1922–11 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111811198, citing Greenacres Memorial Park, Ferndale, Whatcom County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Kiel-Gravning (contributor 46572398) .