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Edna Mae (Willis) Maag

Friday, March 14, 2008

Nov. 4, 1911-March 8, 2008

Edna Mae (Willis) Maag, 96, Ashland, Neb., died Saturday, March 8, 2008 in Lincoln, Neb.

Born Nov. 4, 1911, in Wray, Colo., the oldest of seven children to Fern Dallas Willis and Virginia Leta (Grant) Willis.

Married to Arthur Otto Maag on Jan. 4, 1931, in Holyoke, Colo. They lived most of their married life in McCook, Nebraska, but also lived some in Wray, Denver, Loveland and Fort Collins, Colo., where they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1981.

After her husband's death that same year, Edna lived for a short time in Denver and Waverly, Neb., before settling in Lincoln, Neb. The last five years she had been a resident of the Ashland Care Center.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law: Robert G. and Joy Maag, Lincoln, Neb.;

Grandchildren, spouses, great grandchildren: Robert A. and Theresa Maag, Brian, Shannon, Brandon, Sean from Carlisle, Pa.; Morris and Becky Maag, Hannah, Heath, Jonas from Chandler, Ariz.; Teresa and Robert J. Hruska, Rob, Jenny, Ryan from Waverly, Neb.; brother: William J. Willis from Parker, Colo.; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, infant son, parents, four sisters, one brother.

Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, First United Methodist Church, Waverly, Neb., with the Rev. James Wallasky officiating.

Memorials in lieu of flowers to the family for future designation. Cremation/No Visitation

Condolences or personal reflections may be sent online at www.roperandsons.com

Roper and Sons Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.