Shirley Maier (1947-2021)


Shirley L. Maier, age 73, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after a brief illness.

Mrs. Maier was a 1965 graduate of Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Indiana, and had been employed as a materials handler at Plas-Tec in Edon, retiring with thirty-three years of service.

She was a member of Hamilton Fish and Game Club and Montpelier Moose Lodge #312. Shirley enjoyed baking and was known for cookies, cakes and potato salad and enjoyed having her granddaughters over.

Shirley L. Maier was born on July 28, 1947, in Garrett, Indiana, the daughter of Merl and Thelma (Aldrich) Wappes.  She married Larry H. Maier on October 9, 1965, in Hamilton, Indiana, and he survives.

Surviving in addition to her husband are one son, Wes (Jennifer) Maier, of Edon; two granddaughters, Alyssa and Zoe Maier; one sister, Judy (Donald) Muehlfeld, of Edon; three brothers, David (Ruth) Wappes, of Fremont, Indiana, Bruce Wappes of Hamilton, and Bryce Wappes, of Hamilton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Larry Douglas Maier.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 4, 2021, from 3:00-7:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon.  A private grave side service will be held at Edon Cemetery on Saturday, June 5, 2021, with Pastor David Nicholls officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice or Visiting Angels.

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