Lewis Edward Mauer Jr., 50, Nevada, died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1958, in Butler, Mo., to Lewis Edward Mauer Sr. and Neoma Sue Carpenter Mauer.
Lewis was born and reared in this area and spent most all of his life here. He worked for many years at the White Grill and later at Echo's, both in Nevada. He most recently had been employed by Nevada R-5 Schools. He was a member of the Nevada Elks Lodge No. 564 and was an avid Chief's fan. He also liked country and western music.
Survivors include one son, Justin Minor, Nevada; one daughter, Ginger Nowak, Nevada; several grandchildren; one brother Dan Mauer, Nevada; and nephew, Ryan Mauer.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Newton Burial Park, Nevada.
Friends may call now and until 1 p.m., Thursday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to St. Mary's School Scholarship Fund in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, MO 64772.
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