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Obits > 2006 - Louis M. Maes

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The Prophetstown Echo – June 13, 2006

Louise Maes


            Louise M. Maes, age 83, of Prophetstown, died Monday, June 5, 2006 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan in Prophetstown.

            Mrs. Maes was born August 4, 1922 in Atkinson, IL the daughter of Alfonse and Madeline Hermie.  She married Edmund Maes on December 29, 1943 in Prophetstown and was a homemaker.  She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Prophetstown and enjoyed flower gardening, fishing, snowmobiling, card playing, entertaining guests, and spending time with her grandchildren.

            Survivors include her husband, Edmund Maes of Prophetstown; one daughter Gloria (Jerry) Bartlett of Sterling; one son, Richard (Donna) Maes of Rock Falls; three sisters, Irene Maes of Prophetstown, Joy Verhulst of Prophetstown, and Marianne Bakel of Indianapolis, IN; on e brother, Noel (Beverly) Hermie of Sterling; six grandchildren, Erik (Rebecca) Bartlett, Sean Bartlett, Chad (Sarah) Bartlett, Angela Bartlett, Drew (Lisa) Maes, and Sherri (Randy) Hansen; and six great grandchildren, Auden Elizabeth Bartlett, Brock Hansen, Katlyn Hansen, Blake Hansen, Stephanie Maes, and Lindsey Maes. 

            She was preceded in death by her parents.

            Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, June 9, 2006 at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Prophetstown.  Rev. Francis Wawryszui, Celebrant, officiated.  Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown.

            In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her memory.


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