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Monday, May 3, 2021

Obituary - Billy Charles Maedge

Billy Charles Maedge, age 88, of Belton, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at his home in Belton. He was born on October 12, 1932 in Hamel, Illinois to Louis and Laura Maedge.

A Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Sabina Catholic Church, 700 Trevis Avenue, Belton, Missouri. A visitation will be held prior to Mass at 9:30 a.m. Masks are required for all those in attendance.

Bill was a 1950 graduate of WHS in Worden, Illinois. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1975 and retired as a SMSGT. While serving he and his family traveled to the Marshall Islands, Alabama, Germany, Texas, Thailand, Nevada, and then retired in Belton, Missouri. He has been a member of St. Sabina Catholic Church for over thirty years. He enjoyed building furniture, decks, a gazebo, remodeling, and creating special projects. He and Alice also enjoyed traveling to South Texas for thirteen years as “snowbirds.”

He is survived by his wife Alice, of Belton, daughter Marsha Vest, grandson Parker Benton and wife Viviana and great grandson, Joey, granddaughter Paige Benton, and great grandson Emerson, sister-in-law Judy Albrecht of Temple, Texas, brother Walter and sister-in-law Marlene, and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Laura, Maedge, father-in-law and mother-in-law Albert and Marie Albrecht, siblings Annabelle Ollerton, Robert Maedge, Evelyn Wolbert, Russell Maedge, Wanda Maedge, and Ronald Maedge, nephew Carter Albrecht, brother-in-law Ken Albrecht, and son-in-law Greg Vest.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Lumicare Hospice, 220 NW R.D. Mize, Suite 101, Blue Springs, Missouri 64014.