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Obituary for Maurice Wages
Maurice Lee Wages, 83, of Canton died at 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at his home. He was born in Fulton County, IL on April 27, 1931 to Carl and Berdella (Johnson) Wages. He Married Norma Strode on July 10, 1954 in Canton, IL. Norma survives and resides at Heartland Healthcare. He has four children, Gloria (Carl) Walraven, Peggy (Larry) Emery, Pamela Anderson, Scott (Angie) Wages. He has 11 grandchildren and 13, soon to be 14 great-grandchildren. Maurice is of the Christian faith. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Fulton County Housing on June 12, 1996. There will be a Celebration of Life for Maurice at the First Presbyterian Church at 275 Linden St. from 1:30 until 3 pm. He is loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Memorials may be made to Graham Hospital Hospice at 210 West Locust, Canton, IL.