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Hugo Maaske, 98

Hugo William Maaske passed away Wednesday evening November 12, 2008, at his home.

Hugo was born October 16, 1910, in North Branch Township, Isanti County to William and Marie (Brandes) Maaske. He was confirmed June 8, 1924 in Weber, Minnesota. He attended school until the eighth grade and worked on his parents' farm until 1947, when he passed the state electrical exam. He worked residential and commercial jobs until his retirement in 1974. He was united in marriage with Cecelia Libernia Dorow on September 6, 1936 in Springfield, Minnesota. He will be remembered as a proud member of Electrical Union Local 110.

Hugo was preceded in death by parents William and Marie Maaske; wife Cecelia in 1989.

He is survived by daughters Lucia Gebhartdt, Lois (Kent) Mortensen, Joyce (Roger) Dominguez, JoAnn (Martin) Arnold; sons Richard (Kathy), James (Aleta); 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild.

Funeral Service was 11 a.m. Saturday, November 15 at Newport Lutheran Church, 900 15th St. Newport. Visitation was one hour prior to service. Interment Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Memorials preferred.

Special thanks to HealthEast Hospice Nurse Katie, Pastor Norman and Social Worker, Lisa.

Arrangements by Kok Funeral Home, (651) 459-2875.