Vandergon, Maurice Erwin, age 89, of Monticello, formerly of Brainerd, went home to his Savior surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday, May 26th, 2020. Survived by sister, Elaine Malone, sister in-law Thelma (Vern), children; David (Nancy), Janet (Tom) Wienk, Laurie (L.J.) Nickisch and Paul (Carol); grandchildren; Mark Vandergon, Sarah Vandergon, Julianne (Taylor) Coffey, Ryan (Breanna) Wienk, Corrie (Kevin) Clark, Kaylen Vandergon, Joel Vandergon, Jenna Vandergon; great grandchildren; Daniel, Brantley, Alena Coffey and Landen Clark.
Maurice was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
See Paul Vandergon’s Facebook for pictures and family history. To be updated in the near future.
He served in Army Infantry during the Korean War 1953-1954. Maurice’s career spanned over many years in the Airlines industry, his 1st employment was with North Central Airlines in 1955 and continued with acquisitions and mergers with Republic Airlines and Northwest Airlines. He first served in Hibbing, MN, then Green Bay, Wi. He served many years as station manager at the Brainerd, MN. Airport. He retired while in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1994. Maurice was a committed service leader, Boy Scouts leader, an active church member and a good friend to many people though out the U.S. and other parts of the world, where he frequently used his airline benefits.
Funeral Arrangements Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel, 250 E. Broadway, Monticello. Graveside Service Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 1:00pm Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Creek, MN.
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