Craig Wayne Maurer, 75, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
A graveside service will be held 2:30 P.M. Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty with a celebration of life to be held later in the afternoon Friday from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Community Center, 1204 North Calhoun St. West Liberty, Iowa.
Memorials may be made to Craig Maurer Memorial Fund.
Craig was born November 11, 1946 in Muscatine the son of Wayne “Barney” and Nellie (Rorick) Maurer. He was a graduate of West Liberty High School in the class of 1965. On April 17, 1965 Craig was united in marriage to Donna Birkett in West Liberty. For a short time he had been employed with the West Liberty School system as a custodian and bus driver, Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids and later Monsanto where he worked until his retirement in 2001.
Craig was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Masonic Lodge, enjoyed fishing with trips to Minnesota and Canada, his many trips to Jamaica with Donna and social time with friends and family.
He is survived by his wife Donna of West Liberty, four children: Nicki (Ed) Green of Downers Grove, Illinois, Jeni (Zach) Weaver of Atalissa, Tim (JoAnn) Maurer of West Liberty and Chris (Tara) Maurer of West Liberty, 12 grandchildren: Rachel, Jessica, Morgan, Samuel, Stephanie, Sara, Chloe, Kayla, Riley, Loni, Eddie and Lindley, 4 great grandchildren also survive. Brother Rick (Sue) Maurer of West Liberty and sister Gloria (Mike) Martensen of Lisbon. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Wayne and Chuck.