Wayne L. Maier


Wayne L. Maier, age 90 of Brainerd died on June 20, 2020 at his home. He was born in Crosby on August 16, 1929 to William and Esther (Hendrickson) Maier. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

Wayne married Doris Emmaline Evenson on August 16, 1952 in Brainerd. Wayne was a former M.A. Hanna Mining employee. He also mined in Babbitt, Liberia, Iran and Casa Grande, AZ. Together with his wife they owned and operated the Highview Campground in Pequot Lakes and Hidden Paradise Resort and Campground in Brainerd.

Wayne is survived by two daughter, Brenda (Mark) BonAmie of St. Cloud and Tamra (Kenneth) Athmann of Brainerd; two daughters-in-law, Norma Maier of St. Cloud and Ellen Maier of Fargo, ND; 1 brother, Denny (Leanne) Maier of Zumbrota; eight grandchildren, Theresa (Rema) Bawassa, Tina Maier, Kristopher Maier, Pamela BonAmie, Leea Maier, Deana (Brian) Kaleindl, Allan Neiman and Nathan Maier, four great grandchildren, Caiden Curtis, Emma Maier, Jaxten BonAmie, Carter ChirChir, and Keylee Kaleindal.

Preceding Wayne in death are his parents; his wife, Doris; two sons, Lawrence and Bruce Maier; 5 brothers, Earl, Donald, Howard, William, and Dale Maier; and one sister, Dorothy Sabyan.

A private family service will be held. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

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