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Herbert "Corky" Maschmann

February 7, 1929 ~ September 18, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary

Herbert ‘Corky” Maschmann, 91 , of Washington, passed away on September 18, 2020. Corky, son of the late Otto Maschmann and his wife Octavia NEE Alfermann was born February 7, 1929 in Washington. He received his education from St. Francis Borgia High School. On September 17, 1949, he was united in marriage to Norma Jean Gephardt at St. Francis Borgia Parish.

Corky began his career at Hartbauers Auto Parts and later became an American Family Insurance agent until he retired.

Corky served on various community agencies, Including the Library Board, where he was instrumental in obtaining a new library, as well as the Park Board.  Corky was an active member of St. Francis Borgia Parish.

He loved his family and had many wonderful years at their family cabin at Aspenhoff. He was an avid golfer, loved playing poker with his “poker buddies”, and joining the early morning “Cowan’s Crew” for many years. He took tremendous pride in his yard and spent many hours on his riding lawnmower and piddling in his flower beds. He could fix anything with a kitchen knife and duck tape.

Corky loved spending time with his family and his favorite time of the year was Christmas. He was a master at tree decorating and made many special memories for his family.

Mr. Maschmann was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Norma Jean Maschmann; brothers, Elmer”Wimpy”, Ralph, Father Elvin”Huddie”, and Eddie; sister, Louella Droege and Ina Filla, and son-in-law, Tim Toedebusch.

Among his survivors are six children, Darryl Maschmann and wife Betty of Cape Girardeau, Debbie Toedebusch of Washington, Susie Fleer and husband David of Belgrade, MO, Mary Jo Kleekamp and husband Jeff of Defiance, Margaret Ann”Dee Dee” Godwin and husband Ted of Des Moines, IA, and Jason Maschmann and wife Kelly of Manchester; fifteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

A private graveside service will be held at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Francis Borgia Church.

Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington.

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