Clarence Maack, 100 - September 02, 2012Clarence Charles Maack, 100, of Cozad passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at the Golden Living Care Center in Cozad.
Services were conducted on Thursday, Sept. 6, at the First United Methodist Church in Cozad with the Rev. Doug Smith officiating.
Burial took place at the Walnut Grove Cemetery north of Cozad.
Maack was born July 31, 1912, on a farm north of Gothenburg to Frank and Clara (Kampfe) Maack.
He attended the Walnut Grove Rural School District 34 north of Cozad.
On Oct. 28, 1935, he married Beulah Groenewold at Julesburg, CO. To this union, five children were born. The family resided on a farm north of Cozad where he engaged in farming.
Maack loved horses and spent his spare time raising, training and riding them, said family members. During his retirement, he enjoyed wood carving, creating many horses and other western figures.
He developed a passion for riding a motorcycle, and later an ATV or four-wheeler. He was still riding the four-wheeler well into his 90s.
?Maack was a member of the First United Methodist Church for nearly 80 years. He was also a member of the Cozad Saddle Club and Gothenburg Roping Club.
?He was preceded in death by: his wife, Beulah; a brother, Roy; three sisters—Mildred Maack, Bernice Norris and Lucille Rasmussen; two sons-in-law—Dale Seyler and Jerry Sinor; sister-in-law, Jessie Maack; brother-in-law, Merle Norris.
Survivors include: his three daughters—Donna Sinor of Niwot, CO, Kay Seyler and Norma Loibl, both of Greeley, CO; two sons—Roger (Peggy) Maack of Cozad and Gary (Janice) Maack of Greeley; a brother, Lawrence Maack of Cozad; brother-in-law, Ralph Rasmussen of Denver, CO; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established.