Mae Ellen Eisfeldt Mays

Mae Ellen Eisfeldt Mays, 80, of Cameron and formerly of Schertz passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in a Cameron nursing facility.

She was born in Cameron on Nov. 22, 1937, to John and Alice Eisfeldt. She married Arthur Mays on August 16, 1958 in the Battetown Baptist Church in Cameron. Mae was a 1957 Graduate of C.H. Yoe High School.  She graduated from Nixon-Clay Business School in Austin and worked for T.E.C. for a short time until she joined her husband in England.  After three years in England she moved to Omaha, Neb., and in 1964 she went to work for the U.S. Government, first as a secretary and retiring in 1994 as a G.S.-11, item manager at Kelly AFB. Mae was a graduate from Southwest Texas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Lutheran University in Accounting.

Mae was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Johnnie and William; and by a sister, Gloria Ann. 

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Arthur of Cameron; her daughter, Karen Brenek of Seabrook; grandson, Travis Brenek of Seabrook; and granddaughter, Amanda Brenek of Galveston. She is also survived by three brothers, Robert (Doris) of Cameron, John (Judy) of Cameron, and David (Merna) of Waco; two sisters, Evelyn Hilliard of Temple, and Edna Eisfeldt of Bryan; brother-in-law, Curtis Mays (Linda); sister-in-law, Gwen Brown (Charles); and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery.