Franklin B. Maass

Nov. 26, 1932 Dec. 23, 2013

Franklin B. Maass of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and formerly of Pipersville, was born to eternal life on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at age 81.

Frank was born in Ixonia on Nov. 26, 1932, the son of William and Anna Maass.

He was the loving husband of Marilyn (nee Mischker), who preceded him in death in 2001 after 45 years of marriage. He was the proud father of Terry (Doug) Sorensen of Oconomowoc, Bonnie Kruesel of Watertown, Scott (Becky) Maass of Watertown; and the loving grandfather of eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his special companion, Esther, with whom he shared a marvelous decade, as well as other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was a heavy equipment operator for several companies in southeastern Wisconsin.

A celebration of life will be held at the Moose Lodge in Watertown from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 26.