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Carl "Dale" Maas

November 23, 1925 - June 25, 2014
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Carl "Dale" Maas, 88, of Davenport, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Davenport Lutheran Home. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon, Monday, June 30, 2014 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be from10:30-12 pm, Monday at the mortuary. Burial, with military graveside rites provided by Bettendorf VFW Post 9128, will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. He was born November 23, 1925 in Billings, Montana, a son of Adolph and Anna (Holz) Maas. He moved to Davenport as an infant. ...
Carl "Dale" Maas, 88, of Davenport, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Davenport Lutheran Home. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon, Monday, June 30, 2014 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be from10:30-12 pm, Monday at the mortuary. Burial, with military graveside rites provided by Bettendorf VFW Post 9128, will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

He was born November 23, 1925 in Billings, Montana, a son of Adolph and Anna (Holz) Maas. He moved to Davenport as an infant. Following his graduation from Davenport High School he served in the United States Marine Corps in the Sixth Marines in the South Pacific and China. On July 15, 1950 he married Jo-Ann Nowling in Council Bluffs, Iowa. They would have celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary next month.

Dale was Supervisor of the Rubber and Plastic Department at the Rock Island Arsenal. He retired December 5, 1980 after 30 years of service. Following his retirement, he and his wife spent each February on the island of Maui. The visited for 23 years until poor health made it difficult to travel. They made many friends there and renewed their wedding vows on their 50th wedding anniversary.

Dale played baseball in the old Diamond League and many softball teams in Davenport and Rock Island. He was an active bowler on many teams, including his family team that included his father, two uncles and a brother. His greatest passion was golf. His memberships included Davenport VFW Post 828, where he had served as Past Commander, was a life-long member of the American Turner Society and NARFE. He was also an avid Cub and Hawkeye fan.

Survivors include his wife, Jo-Ann; son Jeff (Dr. Fay) Maas, daughter Leslie (Brad) Oates, daughter Lori (Brian) Groves; grandchildren: Aaron Oates (Maggie), Kelly (Ryan) Duffy and Ben, Andy and Jackie Groves; one great grandson, Alexander Oates and a brother, Pastor Dean Maas; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, Velma Maas, brother, Donald Maas and a sister-in-law, Marjorie Maas.

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"JoAnn, Dale was ny best pal in high school- How lucky he is to have you as his eternal partner. I know your feelings. I placed Treva in the cemetery on..." Robert Gildea (Ocala, FL)

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