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Robert Lee Maas Jr.

June 13, 1938 - March 24, 2024


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    James R Steele says

    I am saddened to hear of the passing of a friend and fellow worker at Fairfield. As a gage setter, I had the privilege of seeing Bob daily. He was a gentle man and seemed to have a very positive outlook on life in general. My condolences to Jim (whom I also worked with) and the entire family.

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Robert Lee Maas, Jr., 86, of Lafayette, Indiana passed away on March 24, 2024, in Lafayette.

Robert was born on June 13, 1938, in Michigan City, Indiana, to the late Robert Maas, Sr., and Stella (Demski) Maas and was of three children. Robert graduated from Klondike High School and then was employed as a machinist at Fairfield for 35 years. Robert was a member of Brady Lane Christian Church and loved to play golf every chance that he got and was an avid fisherman in his early years. He also enjoyed taking trips to Las Vegas trying his luck at the casinos and going on gambling cruises. He will be greatly missed as a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend.

Robert is survived by his children Kimberly (Rick) Bradley of Lafayette, Indiana, Christine (Steve) Marconett of Brookston, Indiana, Cathy (Greg) Howes of West Palm Bay, Florida, Brian Maas of Lafayette, Indiana, sister Debrah (Jim) Van Ness of Lafayette, Indiana, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren many step grandchildren, first wife, Diane Clevinger, beloved pets: Tooty and Bear.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife Sandra (Parrett) Maas, who passed in 2017 after thirty-four wonderful years together; and his brother, David Maas.

A gathering of family and friends for Robert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Tippecanoe Funeral & Cremation Services, 3631 Morehouse Road, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy be made to the family at www.tippecanoememorygardens.com.

Tippecanoe Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be assisting the Maas family with Robert’s arrangements.