Gordon “Pete” Arthur Maue, age 91, of Mapleton, died on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Mapleton Community Home.
Private family services will be held at Kasota Hill Cemetery in Kasota. Olson – Tichenor Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gordon Arthur, the son of Roy Carl and Myrtle Ellen (Sell) Maue, was born on June 14, 1929 in Monticello. He graduated from Monticello High School. Gordon served in the U.S. Army from 1949 – 1952 during the Korean War. He joined the Peace Corps from 1962 – 1963. Gordon was previously employed at Western Union Telegraph before he continued his education at Dunwoody College for carpentry. In 1977, he moved to Mapleton and bought the Mapleton Boot Shop and met his significant other, Marion Stith in 1980. They were together until she preceded him in death in 2013. Gordon was a member of the VFW Post 5338, the American Legion, Mankato Sertoma Club, and the Victory Drive Tree Restoration. He enjoyed traveling, wood carving, gardening, playing cards, and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by siblings, Iris Leuck and Max (Sharon) Maue; children, Kathy (Lanny) Cox of Mapleton, Jerome (Catherine) Werner of Fargo, Mark (Kathie Jo) Aune of Le Sueur, Lee Ruth (Wayne) Bungert of Faribault, and Rebecca Aune (D Lenz) of Blooming Prairie; grandchildren, Lisa (Mark) Kibler, Joseph Cox (Melanie Schmidt), Christina (Dave) Benson, Keith (Angela) Aune, Jennifer (Jeff) Bots, Gwen Johnson, Laura (Corey) Hermanson, Adrienne (James) Olson, and Tony Bungert; 13 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; significant other, Marion Stith; and siblings, Clyde (Hazel) Maue, Helen (Clifford) Johnson, Myrtle (Wilfred) Rau, Lois (Leslie) Todd, and Maxine (Lloyd) Barthel.