Maynard Arthur Eppen
Maynard Arthur Eppen
Maynard Arthur Eppen, 90, of Brownsdale, Minn., died peacefully on

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Primrose in Austin, Minn.

Maynard Arthur Eppen was born on Aug. 12, 1922, near Zumbrota, to Arthur

and Marie (Diercks) Eppen. He graduated from Goodhue High School in 1941,

and proudly served his country in the United States Navy from July 16, 1942,

to Dec. 23, 1945.

On Dec. 3, 1949, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Martha Kuegele

in Shawneetown, Mo. The couple were blessed with five children. Elizabeth

preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 2009.

He worked as Bulk Delivery Driver for Standard Oil. He also owned

and operated a resort. He was an active member of Our Savior Lutheran Church

of Brownsdale.

He is survived by his children: Dale (Hisako) of Fountain; Sandra

(David) Grant of Austin; Alan (Ellen) of Edgeley, N.D.; Dean (Wilma) of

Charlotte, Maine; 10 grandchildren, Jason and Angela Grant; Leonard Grant;

Eric and Kara Grant; Angella and Bryan Van Scharrel; Brian and Kim Eppen;

John and Dyan Eppen; Sarah Eppen; Timothy Eppen; Rebekah Eppen; Daniel

Eppen; 10 great grandchildren; one sister, Harriet Bredehoft; and one

brother, Burton Eppen.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth; his infant daughter;

his parents Arthur and Marie Eppen; one brother; and one sister.

The funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 12, at Our Savior Lutheran

Church, 401 Main Street West in Brownsdale, with the Rev. Jeff Sage

officiating. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery in Brownsdale with

military honors by the Austin American Legion.

Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Brownsdale assisted the family with