August 24 1933 April 29 2019
Owen Maynard August 24, 1933 – April 29, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card SHELLSBURG: Owen Maynard, 85, of Shellsburg, died on Monday, April 29, 2019 at his rural Shellsburg home of Leukemia. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Friday, May 3, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Urbana with Fr. Jim Brokman as celebrant. Interment with graveside military rites conducted by the Walter J. Meyocks Post #264 and United States Navy Funeral Honors will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery Spencer’s Grove. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM Thursday at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton. Owen was born on August 24, 1933 in Shellsburg to W. I. “Mike” and Maude (Noeller) Maynard. He graduated from Shellsburg High School in 1951 and enlisted in the United States Navy two months later. Owen served 42 months aboard the LST 611 and was honorably discharged in 1955. He then joined the United States Air Force and served from 1955 through 1958. He served in intelligence in in Europe as an interpreter, interrogator and courier to units in Europe. On November 18, 1961, he was united in marriage to Colleen Smith at St. Mary’s Spencer Grove. Owen retired from Collins Radio after 30 years of service, all while farming with his wife. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and family in Hackensack, MN, where he was a member of American Legion Post #202. He is survived by his wife Colleen; his sons, Matthew (Becky), Mike (Ericka), Bob (Chris) Maynard; his daughter Kelly (Steve) Galvan; his grandchildren, Dustin (Candi), Casey, Mitch, Chance, Jameson, Jonathon, Clay, Quentin, Ava and Liv; and his great-grandchildren, Lucas, Cash, Quincy and Tyson. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Peggy Lou; and his brothers, Bill and Max. A special thanks to Mercy Hospice, especially Sherri Condolences may be left at: www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com. SERVICES Visitation Thursday, May 02, 2019 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Phillips Funeral Home – Vinton 212 East Sixth Street Vinton, Iowa 52349 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Friday, May 03, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM St. Mary’s Catholic Church – Urbana 402 Ash Ave Urbana, Iowa 52345 Get Directions on Google Maps Graveside Service Friday, May 03, 2019 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM St. Mary’s Spencer’s Grove Cemetery Urbana, Iowa Get Directions on Google Maps Graveside Military Rites Conducted by the Walter J. Meyocks Post #264 and United States Navy Funeral Honors Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Owen Maynard August 24 1933 April 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Vinton, state: Iowa