Eugene Maeuser

Eugene Maeuser, 85, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls.

Eugene was born in the town of Herman on Jan. 20, 1935 to Ewald and Roma (Conrad) Maeuser. Eugene graduated from Kiel High School with the Class of 1953. Throughout high school he was very active with FFA.

On June 2, 1962 he was united in marriage to LaVerne Handrow. She preceded him in death on May 15, 2013. Eugene worked at area feed mills for over 40 years.

Having a strong faith, he was a member of St. Mark United Church of Christ in Cleveland for over 50 years. Eugene was very active at church serving as the bell ringer for over 40 years and on the Church Consistory. He also enjoyed playing on an area church dartball league.

Eugene had a love for nature, enjoying spending time in his garden and feeding the birds. His family will remember him keeping the popcorn bowl and candy dish full. His family was very important to him. He was always at his grandchildren’s events and activities cheering for them. Playing sheepshead and tinkering in his garage were also favorite pastimes of his.

Eugene is survived by his two daughters, Lori (William) Roelse and Sandy (Larry) Perronne, both of Cleveland; six grandchildren, Andrew (Hannah) Roelse, Nathan Roelse, Alex (fiancée Paige Frendahl) Perronne, Alyssa (Richard) Hess, Abbey (Brett) Sheldon, and Emma Perronne; brother Carl Maeuser; sister Jeanette Meinnert; and sister-in-law LouAnn (Fred) Engelhardt. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son Timothy; grandson Matthew Roelse; sister-in-law Judy Maeuser; and brother-in-law Norbert Meinnert.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, visitation will be livestreamed at 2:45 p.m. with the service at 3 p.m. on the funeral home’s website. Please go to on Wednesday, Oct. 28 for the livestream of his visitation from 2:45 p.m. until 3 p.m. followed by his service at 3 p.m. People will find the livestream on Eugene’s obituary page. If unable to watch at that time, it will be available to view afterwards.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark UCC, Cleveland in Eugene’s name.

The family would like to thank the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for all their care, compassion, and support.

Please visit the website cited above to leave condolences for the family.

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