With his family by his side, John William Mauthe peacefully entered into the Lord’s presence on Friday, July 24th , 2020 at Seven Regions Health Centre in Gladstone.
John was born on October 24th, 1925 on the family farm at Waldersee. Dad was the youngest of a family of 13 children, so life brought many blessings. He attended Maitland school, however being needed on the farm his schooling ended at grade 8.
On October 24th, 1948 John and Adeline were married and began their life together. They took over the family farm and worked hard at farming to provide for their family always finding time to help others in need. Dad was very active in the community with church, baseball, hockey, bowling, gardening, carpentry, hunting, fishing or however he felt he could serve the Lord. In his later years he took pride in his garden and flowers.
Dad and Mom stayed on the farm until it became too hard to look after Mom’s needs. They moved to Plumas in May of 2016. Then in October of 2018 they moved to Centennial Apts in Gladstone. Dad looked forward to the morning coffee chats with his friends. As Dad struggled with his health, he made the move to Seven Regions Health Centre where he spent his last three months in palliative care.
John was predeceased by his parents; wife, Adeline; 11 siblings and son-in-law Ron Fehr. He is survived by his children; daughters Carol Mauthe, Joanne Fehr, Alice Mauthe, Sally Rossnagel; and son Larry Mauthe; Joanne’s children: Shelley (Brian) Hamm, Jennifer ( Murray) Hiebert, Michael (Janice) Fehr and great grandchildren Joshua (Kaylee) Hiebert, Natasha Hiebert, Lauren Hiebert, Nahum Hiebert, Caleb Fehr and Jocelyn Fehr. Dad is also survived by sister, Lynn, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A private family graveside service will be held at Waldersee Cemetery with Pastor Michael Fehr officiating.
Pallbearers are grandsons; Michael Fehr, Murray Hiebert and Brian Hamm; great grandsons; Joshua Hiebert, Caleb Fehr and Nahum Hiebert.
Dad’s family extends heartfelt thanks to Dr. Laurelyn Juadiong and the staff of Seven Regions Health Centre for their kind, compassionate care, and for making it possible to sit with Dad in his last hours. Also to the home care workers during his stay at Centennial Apts. Their dedication is much appreciated.
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