Vincent Maine, 94
Amboy Vincent Maine, age 94, of rural Amboy, passed away at his home on Jan. 6, 2018. A Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Winnebago First Baptist Church, interment followed in Basey Cemetery, rural Winnebago. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. www.spencerowen.com
Vince was born to Glen and Gertrude (Hemingway) Maine in rural Amboy on April 4, 1923. He grew up on the farm and continued to farm his entire life. He went to country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Winnebago High school in 1942. Vince married Dorothy Cordes on Aug. 14, 1949 and they were blessed with 62 years of marriage. They raised three children on their farm and were active members of the Basey Church until it closed in 2009. Vince was a current member of the First Baptist Church in Winnebago and loved his church family.
Vince enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, purple martins, weather, making and sharing homemade ice cream, whistling, going on cruises with Dorothy, spending time with his family and friends and visiting with everyone.
Vince is survived by his children, Karen (Bruce) Stanton, of Mapleton, Doug Maine, of Amboy, and Kathy (Chuck) Dressen, of Winnebago; five grandchildren, Liz (Ryan) Bair, Anne (Cody) Voges, Tyler Dressen, Kelsey (Lee) Hodges and Rebecca (Tyler Dreyer) Stanton; 10 great-grandchildren, Alec, Carter, Annalivia and Brody Bair, Avery, Ella and Addison Voges, Paxton and Bowen Hodges, and Olivia Dreyer; sisters-in-law, Norma Cole and Blanche Maine; brother-in-law, Bob (Ruth) Cordes.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorothy in 2011; siblings, Ronald, Wendell and Harriet (Kraywinkel).
A special thank you to the UHD Hospice for helping Vince stay in his home for the last five weeks.