Maxine F. Nelson, 80, passed away on Nov. 11, 2008 in Sanborn, Iowa. Servicese were held on Nov. 14 in Independence, Mo.
Maxine was born on April. 27, 1928 in Cherokee to Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Smith. She married Stig H. Nelson on Aug. 3, 1948 in South Dakota and they moved to Independence, Mo.
Maxine was preceded in death by her husband Stig; one son, Steven; her parents; a brother, Russell and sister-in-law, Margaret Nelson Berry.
Among her survivors are her son David and his wife Diane of Oak Grove, Mo.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Elaine Paterson of Sutherland; two brothers-in-law, Hank Berry of Georgetown, Miss. and Ted Nelson and his wife Ruth of Liberty, Mo.