John Mauer, 1949-2017

Published 12:02 am Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Memorial services for John A. Mauer, 67, of Albert Lea will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Steele will officiate. Interment will be at Bohemian National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Thursday. Online condolences are welcome at

John Mauer

John died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at his home.

John Arthur Mauer was born Aug. 13, 1949, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Blanche (Robran) Mauer. He graduated from high school in Rose Creek. John worked at Farmland and then Hormel until his retirement in April 2015. He loved hunting, being out in nature and flower gardening. John enjoyed restoring his own classic car and attending car shows. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever and the National Wild Turkey Federation.

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John is survived by son Eric (Jill) Mauer and their children Macie and Jake; son Jeff and his children Jeffrey (Pal) Mauer, Zachary Mauer and Drake Mauer; sisters Sue (Les) Douty, Betty (Larry) Wicks, Lynette Treimert and Connie (Jeff) Stilwell; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and his special pet duck, Quackers.

John was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers in infancy; and brother, Chuck Mauer.