Maynard Arthur Eppen, 90
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 3:15 AM
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
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