July 1, 1957 - December 5, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Michael “Mike” E. Maier, age 59, who passed away Monday at his home. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate and entombment will be at Hilltop Mausoleum in Sauk Rapids. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Friday at the church. Parish prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Michael E. Maier was born July 1, 1957 in Owatonna to Edward & Helen (Seifermann) Maier. They moved to Sauk Rapids in 1970. Mike serviced office products for IBM, and worked for Maier Typewriter Service for the past 16 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and St. Cloud Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #622. Mike enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, scuba diving, mud racing and gardening. He also enjoyed cooking and was known for his famous BBQ sauce. He was a giving, quiet person, with a free spirit, who always put others before himself.

Mike is survived by his parents, Ed & Helen of Sauk Rapids; siblings, Patricia (Jerry) Parsoneault of Roseville, CA, Joan (Tom) Frederickson of Ramsey, Mark (Julie) Maier of St. Cloud, Susan (Steve) Hendricks of Lake Elmo, Dr. Christopher (Mary) Maier of South Haven; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Memorials are preferred to Poor Clare’s Monastery.