Maynard Harvey Teigen, 74, died at his home in Phillips on Friday, December 12, 2014.
He was born in Glenwood City, Wisconsin, on January 15, 1940, the son of Ingvald and Olga (Borgen) Teigen. He was a 1959 graduate of the Glenwood City High School. He attended the Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools where he earned a degree in Mechanical Drafting on June 16, 1960. On March 29, 1969, he graduated as a member of the 19th Recruit Class of the Wisconsin State Patrol. He served in the Price County area with the Wisconsin State Patrol, and during that service was awarded the Wisconsin State Patrol Special Award for Bravery. Following his retirement from the Wisconsin State Patrol he was employed in various maintenance positions in the Phillips area. He was married to Kathleen Jacobson in Phillips on December 5, 1970, and they later divorced. He was an avid outdoorsman with a passion for hunting and fishing, and he also enjoyed writing poetry.
He is survived by four children, Beth (Ed) Klepac, Prentice, Sandra (Jeff) Spry, Lakeville, MN, Ellen (Joe) Ryan, Ogilvie, MN, and Lars (Jen) Teigen, Ogilvie, MN; by 11 grandchildren, Hailey, Damien, Allison, Kayla, Jacob, Connor, Joey, Bradey, Wyatt, Erica, and Chase; by three brothers, Donald, Edina, MN, Bernard, Glenwood City, WI, and Raymond, Glenwood City, WI; by four sisters, Ilene (Leon) Hawkins, Hammond, WI, Imogene (Merle) Spinks, Hudson, WI, Marlene (Randall) Weiss, Hudson, WI, and Geraldine (Ken) Heifort, Stillwater, MN; and by one sister-in-law, Peggy Teigen, Hudson, WI.
He is preceded in death by his parents; by one brother, Leland; and by one sister-in-law, Mary Teigen.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 16, at the Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips with Pastor Loretta Waughtal of the United Methodist Church of Phillips officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home in Tuesday from 1:00 P.M. until the time of services. Inurnment will be in the Glenwood City Cemetery in Glenwood City, Wisconsin.
The Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com.