Filbert H. Maske (93) of St. Peter

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Published on September 2 2013 6:28 am

Filbert H. “Dickie” Maske, 93, of St. Peter, passed away at 4:55 p.m., Sunday, September 1, 2013 in Friendship Manor Nursing Home, St. Elmo.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in St. Peter Lutheran Church, St. Peter, with burial in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. till service time in the church. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Friendship Manor Nursing Home or to donor choice. Pagel Funeral Home in St. Peter is entrusted with arrangements.

Filbert was born on December 4, 1919, in St. Peter, Illinois, the son of Henry Robert and Esther Emma Wollin Maske. He married Elvera B. Magnus on February 15, 1947 in Wilberton Township, Fayette County, Illinois. She passed away on November 25, 2003.  He was an operator at St. Peter Elevator for 27 years and a lifelong farmer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather. He loved the outdoors and gardening and spending time out on the porch swing with the dogs.

Surviving are sons: Delmar (wife Phyllis) Maske of Farina; Galen (wife Joyce) Maske of St. Peter; daughter: Brenda (husband John) Toms of Benton, daughter-in-law Carolyn Maske of St. Peter, 7 grandchildren,  6 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Clifford Dean Maske; two brothers: twin brother Gilbert and Leroy in infancy, and two grandsons Scott and Cory.