Maxine Whiting

Maxine Whiting, 95, died June 18 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.

Funeral services were held June 22 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City, with Father Lynn Bruch officiating and burial in the Lanesboro Cemetery. 

Maxine Mary (Minnehan) Whiting was born on June 7, 1925, in Greene County to Francis and Magdalene (Fitzpatrick) Minnehan. After graduating from Churdan High School in 1942, Maxine went on to St. Anthony Nursing School in Carroll.

On June 7, 1947, Maxine married Dellwyn Whiting in Churdan. Throughout the years, Maxine worked at Greene County Hospital in Jefferson, then McVay Hospital, McCrary Rost Hospital and Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, all in Lake City, until her retirement in 1989. While at SMCH, Maxine taught nursing classes through ICCC for seven years.

Maxine was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lake City, St. Teresa’s Sodality, SMCH Auxiliary, St. Anthony Alumni and Birthday Club.

Maxine is survived by her son, Steve (Amy) Whiting, of Lake City; daughters Marlene (Jim) Rath, of Glidden; Valerie (Ron) Kalous, of Lohrville; Angela (Randy) Richardson, of Lanesboro; and Wendy (Randy) Alger, of Blakesburg; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and sisters Rosella Eischeid, of Tucson, Ariz., and Norine Carroll, of Coppell, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Del; and brothers Ray and Bob Minnehan.

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