February 15, 1940 – Wednesday, October 31, 2007
St. Peter Catholic Church-Dela
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Russell Maas, age 67 of Delano, died Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at the Golden Living Heath Care Center in Delano.
On February 15, 1940, Russell Charles Maas was born in Watertown to Charles and Annie (nee Schultz). He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. Russell often worked construction jobs with his brother Lloyd. They worked for Lund-Martin Construction, Winkelman Building, and Krause Anderson Construction. Russell, who had more than one fish mounted, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening. Fred, his black Labrador, was a constant companion. In his younger years, Russell played baseball on the Montrose league.
Russell Maas is survived by: daughters: Vicki Maas, Buffalo, Chersti (Paul) Horsch, Waverly, and Stacy Maas, Howard Lake; son Craig (Sara) Maas, Howard Lake; sisters: Valerie Wright, Delano, Lucille Styrbicky, Rockford, Delores Poliwoda, and Joyce Otto, both of Delano, Donna Leick, and Janice Van Lith, both of Buffalo; brother, Leon Lee Maas, Delano; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Lloyd Maas.
There was a Memorial Mass held 11 A.M. Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at the St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano with Father Michael Miller officiating. Karen Otto played the organ and The Resurrection Choir of Delano Catholic Community. The songs were: Amazing Grace, On Eagle™s Wings, How Great Thou Art, Holy, Memorial Acclamation, Great Amen, Lamb of God, I Am the Bread of Life, The Hand of God, and I Know That My Redeemer Lives. Visitation was one hour before the funeral. Inurnment was at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Delano.