Maurice Lawrence Emil Reuss. 84, of Ashley, born on May 16, 1931 in East St. Louis, passed away Sunday, October, 4, 2015, at Crossroads Community Hospital, Mt. Vernon.
Maurice was a staff sergeant in the Air Force during the Korean War and was employed by Scott Air Force Base and retired as supervisor over base electric in 1985. He enjoyed his grandchildrens’ sporting events, doing scroll saw projects, and serving the Tri-City Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents Edwin R. and Emma M. Reuss, and a daughter, Deborah J. Reuss. Surviving are his wife, Ruth (Stephens) Reuss; two sons, Wayne (Edna) Reuss of Imperial, Mo., and Randy (Trudy) Reuss of Nashville; a daughter, Peggy (Gordon) Bennett of Ashley; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother Dale D. Reuss of Waterloo.
Memorials may be made to the Tri-City Church of Christ, Centralia.