Mr. Gottlieb MAINTZER, a long time resident of Macomb Township, died on Wednesday, July 21, 1982 in St. Joseph Hospital, East, Mount Clemens, at the age of 94 years.

Born November 3, 1887 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Mr. MAINTZER came to the United States as a youth. He was united in marriage on September 8, 1934 in Alpena, Michigan to the former Elizabeth M. KLEVE. He was a long time faithful member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Mount Clemens, the Jolly Seniors of St. Isidore's Church and the Inter-Faith Senior Citizens of New Baltimore. He retired in 1958 as a brewer for the Stroh Brewery, Detroit, Michigan.

Mr. MAINTZER is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, 6 daughters, Mrs. Hilda TANSLEY of Troy, MI; Miss Rochelle MAINTZER, at home; Mrs. Marvin (Deloras) MAAS of St. Clair Shores; Mrs. Gerard (Julie) SANS of Mount Clemens; Mrs. Michael (Sylvia) QUIGLEY of NY and Mrs. Frederick (Darlene) SIMMONS of Avoca, MI. A son Herbert preceded him in death, 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.

Friends will be received in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 S. Gratiot Ave., Mount Clemens, MI until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 1982. On Saturday, July 24, 1982, Mr. MAINTZER will lie in state in the Chapel of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Mount Clemens from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30a.m. the hour of services in the Main Sanctuary, with the Rev. Harry C. Hennemann officiating. Burial will be in the Lutheran Garden of the Cadillac Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Clinton Twp., MI. Memorial contributions to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the St. Joseph Hospital Care Unit would be appreciated.

Elizabeth M. MAINTZER, aged 79, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 1991 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Clinton, Clinton Twp., MI. She was born February 25, 1912 in Avon, OH to the late August and Caroline KAUSER KLEVE. On September 8, 1934 in Alpena, MI she was united in marriage to Gottlieb MAINTZER. He preceded his wife in death on July 21, 1982.

Mrs. MAINTZER was a sales clerk for the Sanders Company, and later was employed at Sears as a seamstress who specialized in wedding dresses and suits.

Mrs. MAINTZER was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Mount Clemens, a member of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Group, Jolly Seniors Citizens Group and the Pioneers Senior Citizens.

She is survived by 5 daughters, Rochelle at home; Deloras (Marvin) MAAS, St. Clair Shores; Julie (David) SANS PUTNAM of Mount Clemens; Sylvia (Michael) QUIGLEY of NY; Darlene (Frederick) SIMMONS of Metamora; 1 step daughter, Hilda TANSLEY of Troy, MI, 1 sister, Pearl SAUER of Hubbard Lake; 5 brothers, Arthur KLEVE of Lexington, MI; Walter KLEVE of Hubbard Lake; Albert and Carl KLEVE of Alpena; Otto KLEVE of Spruce, MI. 13 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, and 12 step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 1 sister, Helen, 1 brother, Adolph and 1 step son, Herbert MAINTZER.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 10, 1991, at 11:00 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, 38900 Harper, Mount Clemens, MI with the Rev. Mark Gaertner, pastor officiating. Visitation will be in the Harold W. Vicks Funeral Home, 140 S. Gratiot Ave., Mt. Clemens, MI on Wednesday, October 9, 1991 from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.. On Thursday, October 10, 1991, Mrs. MAINTZER will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will be in Cadillac Memorial Garden Cemetery East, Clinton Twp. Family suggests contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church.

Information for this page was provided by Marta Norton I would like to thank Marta for her contributions to the Macomb County, Michigan Genealogy page.

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