Allan R. “Al” Mau

Allan R. “Al” Mau

Allan R. “Al” Mau, age 61 of South Wayne, WI died on Monday, August 20, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Al was born on February 27, 1951 in Monroe, the son of Milton and Avis (Berget) Mau.

He graduated from Black Hawk High School in South Wayne in 1969. Al and Pauline Mason were married on October 16, 1971 at the West Wiota Church. He was employed at Kelly Springfield Tire Company from 1969 until 1978. He bought his first milk truck in 1978, forming Al Mau Trucking, hauling until his health declined in April, 2012. Al was very proud of his farmers and truly enjoyed driving his truck.

He was a member of Wiota Lutheran Church in Wiota, WI. He loved to hunt with his family and was an avid fisherman. For the past 24 years Al and Pauline have owned a place on the Chippewa Flowage near Hayward, WI where they spent as much time as possible with family. He enjoyed attending sporting events at Black Hawk High School, especially to watch his grandchildren, Mackenzie and Jordan. He was a big Packers fan, particularly when they were winning!

Al is survived by his wife Pauline Mau of South Wayne; his daughter, Mindy (Steve) Monson of Woodford; his son, Tim (Wita) Mau of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Mackenzie and Jordan Monson of Woodford; his brother, Wayne (Marilyn) Mau of Browntown; and his dog, Gabby. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Mau.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., at the Wiota Lutheran Church with The Reverend Luke S. Smetters officiating. Interment will follow in West Wiota Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Wiota Lutheran Church on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Memorials may be given in Al’s name to Monroe Clinic Hospice/palliative care. The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is assisting the family. To share a memory or sign the guestbook go to www.newcomerfuneralhome.net

Al enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren. The first person to catch a fish received a dollar from everyone else in the boat and of course there were the “famous” miniature golf playoffs with the loser buying malts. Al loved to play cards and when his family was together they always played “31” and “99”. Everyone had to show up with a big bag of quarters and Al played to WIN!

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