Laverne "Duffer" E. Mauck, 95, Hoxie, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at his home.


He was born Aug. 6, 1925, in rural Sheridan County to Henry and Emma (Trueblood) Mauck. He was a 1943 graduate of Sheridan County Community High School.


He married JoAnn (Coulter) Mauck on Aug. 22, 1950. She preceded him in death. He was a U.S. Army veteran during World War II. Survivors include two sons, Rex Mauck Longwood, Fla., and Roger Mauck, Hoxie; two daughters, Brena Mauck, Hays, and Karen Billinger, Dodge City; a sister, Elaine Kramer, Kansas City, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Mauck; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson.


A private family service was held Nov. 21, 2020, at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie; a private family burial will take place in Hoxie City Cemetery.


Memorials are suggested to LC Caring or Hospice of Northwest Kansas in care of the funeral home.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.mickeyleopoldfuneral.com