Della Marie Maurer
Della Marie Maurer, 100, of Sherman, died at 2:36 a.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Villa Healthcare East. She was born on May 16, 1918 in Springfield, to John and Josephine Paoni Giacomini. She married George “Chalk” Maurer, Sr. on February 18, 1939 and he preceded her in death on November 21, 1992.
She is also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Al Giacomini, and one sister in law, Janice Giacomini.
Survivors include two daughters, Joanne (Edward) Golab and Janet Zibutis, both of Sherman; one son, George (Elaine) Maurer, Jr. of Lexington, KY; five grandchildren, Edward (Nina) Golab III, Lisa (Richard) Fix, Tanya Golab, John Edward Golab, and John (Rianne) Zibutis III; three great-granddaughters, Chelsae Fix, Megan Golab, and Anna Zibutis; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Della was a resident of Sherman for most of her life. She retired from the Springfield School District 186 after 25 years. Della belonged to St. Aloysius Church and was recently honored as the oldest living St. Aloysius School graduate. She also volunteered at Memorial Medical Center.
Visitation: 9:00-11:00 a.m., Monday, February 25, 2019 at St. Aloysius Church.
Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 25, 2019 at St. Aloysius Church with Reverend Clinton Honkomp officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Villas Senior Care Community.