May 27, 1955-July 5, 2004
PAULLINA, Iowa -- Leon K. Maris, 49, died Monday (July 5, 2004) at his home in Paullina, Iowa.
He was born May 27, 1955, to Dale and Orpha (Buffington) Maris in Imperial. He received his education from Greeley High School in Greeley, Colo., in 1973.
On Aug. 24, 1988, he married Dawn Mayne in Greeley. The couple moved to Paullina in 1996 and he drove truck for Kruse Trucking Company. He began his employment with Russell Ready Mix of Orange City, Iowa in April 2001, where he was employed until his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his daughter, Chelsea Maris of Paullina; sons, Jace Maris of Paullina and Scott, Justin and Ryan of Colorado; two brothers, Vern Maris of Wauneta and Devon Maris of McCook.
Services are Saturday, 2 p.m., at Eden Missionary Church in Wauneta with the Rev. Don Egle officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta.
Liewer Funeral Home of Wauneta is in charge of local arrangements.