Audie F. Maze, son of the late Ira Franklin and Hester Ramsey Maze, was born on June 17, 1930, in Goreville, Ill., and died in Dexter, Mo., on Oct. 18, 2012, at the age of 82.
He had lived in Bloomfield for the last 20 years and attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter. He worked in construction before his retirement. Mr. Maze had also served in the United States Army.
He was married to Juanita L. Moreland on Feb. 11, 1955 in Elgin, Ill. She preceded him in death on April 1, 1998.
Mr. Maze is survived by his two sons, Curtis C. Maze of Bloomfield, Mo., and Gary Maze of Hampshire, Ill.; two brothers, Harold Maze and Bill Maze, both of Illinois; two sisters, Ruby Draham and Barbara Sugius, both of Illinois; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Many other relatives and friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Deborah K. Maze; one granddaughter, Ginny Maze; three brothers, Carlyle Maze, Evert Maze, and Kenneth Maze; and one sister, Geneva Marton.
Visitation and funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Mo.
Interment followed in the Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.