Louise Roy Maier, 87, of Orange passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Orange after a short illness.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb 25, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. by Deacon Larry David.

Born in Lake Charles, LA. on Aug. 10, 1924, Louise was the daughter of John and Anne (Treme) Roy. She graduated high school from Dequincy, LA. in 1941, moved to Orange in 1943 as a civil service secretary for the U.S. Navy at the Orange Navel Station to Commander John Knowles for four years. Louise worked for Orange Rice Mill as purchasing agent until 1960.

She retired in 1960 to work alongside her husband, Dr. M.E. Maier, Jr. and was a retired office manager from Maier Veterinary Hospital in Orange for many years. She was a charter member of Business Women Association for 37 years and a member of Altrusa Club of Orange. Louise also served as a Gray Lady at Orange Memorial Hospital for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Dr. M.E. Maier, Jr. and Dr. H.K. Maier; and her daughter, Judith Ann Hill. Louise is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Billy Burrow, Jr. of Orange; grandchildren, Lisa Johnson and husband, Pete of Hull, Amy Parker and husband, Stan of Humble and Billy E. Burrow, III of Beaumont; and great-grandchildren, Carson and Cooper Parker.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Billy Burrow, III, Stan Parker, Pete Johnson, Carl Heartfield, Bob Easley and Karl Eason. Honorary Pallbearer will be Richard Maier.

The family would like to give a special thanks to all the workers at Answered Prayers and the River City Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s School Foundation, 2600 Bob Hall, Orange, Texas 77630, or the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123.