Obituary of William Maier
William B. Maier, age 63 of Lynden, died suddenly while vacationing in Cancun, Mexico with friends and family on June 1, 2018.
Born on August 6, 1954, in Bellingham, Washington, Bill was the third son of Charles and Ruth Maier. He grew up in Lynden and graduated from Lynden High School in 1972. He was married to his wife Barbara in July of 1982.
Bill was the second-generation owner of Charlie’s Auto Body in Lynden, now being run by his son, Brent. He has also been an involved member of the Mt. Baker Rotary Club for many years. Much of his free time was spent fishing and perfecting his BBQ skills.
Mr. Maier was preceded in death by his father, Charles, and is survived at home by his wife, his daughter Audrey, son-in-law Stefan, his son Brent, and his daughter-in-law Briley. Bill is also survived by his mother Ruth, brothers Jim (wife Liz), Terry (wife Linda), Brad (wife Debbie), and his beloved dog Buck.
This Saturday, June 9th, a memorial service will be held at Charlies Auto Body (901 Evergreen Street in Lynden) starting at 3pm. All those who knew and loved Bill are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted to the Mt. Baker Rotary Club.