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Charles Mauer

Charles Frederick Mauer Jr.

Monday, August 7th, 1922 - Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Obituary

Charles Frederick Mauer, Jr., 97, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 14th, 2020.

Charles was born August 7th, 1922 to the late Charles, Sr. and Susan Mauer in Cuero, Texas. He joined the United States Marines in 1942 and served until he was wounded in 1945. He received the Purple Heart award for being wounded in action. He was not expected to survive long after his wounds from battle, but he overcame all odds. He attended the University of Houston and earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He enjoyed family and friends, playing golf, fishing and carpentry. He loved to build things.

Charles was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Mary Faye Mauer and his son, Charles F. Mauer III.

Charles is survived by his brother, Tommy Mauer (June); sister, Margorie Nell Reid (Bill); grandson, Eric Mauer (Ronda); granddaughter, Heather Davis (Scott); great-grandchildren, Kyle and Chase Davis and Brooke and Brent Mauer; along with numerous other loving family members and friends.

Pallbearers are Gerald “Jerry” Mauer, Gilbert “Butch” Mauer, Steve Mauer, Sonny Hollub, Bubba Mauer, and Scott Mauer. Honorary pallbearers are Eric Mauer, Brent Mauer, Kyle Davis, and Chase Davis.

Charles' family and friends will gather for visitation on Thursday, March 19th at Grace Funeral Chapel, 1705 W. Austin Street in Port Lavaca from 10-11am with a funeral service to follow at 11am. Burial will follow at Six Mile Cemetery.

Thoughts and memories may be shared online at www.gracefuneralhome.net.
Funeral arrangements and services under the personal care of Grace Funeral Chapel - Port Lavaca.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Grace Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1604 W Austin
    PORT LAVACA, TX 77979
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Grace Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1604 W Austin
    PORT LAVACA, TX 77979
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Billy Faltesek
  • Interment

    Location
    Six Mile Cemetery
    Address
    345 Royal Road
    Behind the Presbyterian Church
    PORT LAVACA, TX 77979
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  • Reception

    Location
    Austin Room Grace Funeral Chapel
    Address
    1604 West Austin
    PORT LAVACA, TX 77979
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Randy & Bambi Derr, Travis & Tammi Hughey, Gil & K

Posted at 10:54pm
Uncle Charlie will remain in our hearts forever, please accept our deepest condolences
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G H Sonny Hollub Jr

Posted at 04:26pm
Marine Uncle Charlie - Semper Fi !! Relieve Dad at Heaven's Gate... I'll relieve you down the road. Sonny Hollub USMC 68-69 Vietnam Grunt.
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Gilbert Hollub

Posted at 04:12pm
My condolences to Mr. Charlie Mauer's (Uncle Charlie) family and friends. 

Thanks to Uncle Charlie for serving our Country in our US Military during WWII, in  the United States Marine Corps !!

Uncle Charlie... tell Mom, Dad, Aunt Mary, Granny, Granddaddy, Grandpa, Aunt Bernice, Uncle PG, Aunt Floy, Uncle Haywood, Aunt Patsy, Uncle Charles, Bubba, Gene, and all the others hello... until we meet again. 

You relieve my Dad and stand guard at Heaven's Gate... I will relieve  you down the road. 

G H Sonny Hollub Jr.
Buda/Moravia/Sheridan
68-69 Vietnam - 2/26 Marines, Echo, Guns
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