Maynard George Hebl, 78, of Iowa City, passed away on Sunday, June 23 near his home after a farm accident.
Mass of Christian Burial was June 29 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, followed by graveside military rites at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Johnson County 4-H and Iowa City West High Booster Club.
Maynard was born in rural Johnson County on Sept. 2, 1934, son of Elmer and Mary (Kasper) Hebl. He graduated from University High School in 1952, married Betty Marie Scott, on Oct. 25, 1956, and served in the U.S. Army from 1957 until 1963.
Maynard spent his entire adult life farming the family farm just west of Iowa City. He was active in a number of organizations including the Johnson County Cattleman’s Association; Iowa Cattleman’s Beef Quarters; Johnson County 4-H, Fair Board and Extension Council; fourth degree Knight of Columbus; St. Wenceslaus Parish Council; Union Township Trustee; founding member of the Iowa City Booster Club Pancake Day; Iowa City West Booster Club; was the first Honorary Captain of the Iowa City West Football team and Hills Town and Country.
Maynard touched the lives of many. He will be deeply missed as a supportive husband and father, fun-loving and awesome grandfather, neighbor and friend– Grandpa or Uncle Maynard to all who knew him.
He is survived by his children; Lori (Jim) Wildman of Plymouth, Minn.; Dennis (Lisa) Hebl of Iowa City; Kenneth (Carole Ann) Hebl of Oxford; Karen (Rick) Shemanski of Solon; Scott (Nancy) Hebl of Hills; Kevin (Robin) Hebl of Fayetteville, N.C., grandchildren; Melanie (Nathan) Robe (great grandchild Cooper and Baby Robe on the way); Brittany (Sterling) Bronemann; Jamie Hebl; Sara, Carter and Sadie Hebl; Shelby and Kelsey Shemanski; Nicole and Tyler Hebl; Kyle, Ryan, and Abigail Hebl; six brothers, three sisters and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law.
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