|Birth: ||May 8, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 2011|
Maxine O. Bennor age 89 of Nashua died Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at the New Hampton Care Center.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 20, 2011, at the Republic Community Church, rural Ionia, with Pastor Bill Griffee officiating.
Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua with Gary Schulz, Harold Lantow, Jim Lantow, Charles Lantow, Wayne Lantow, Lynn Lantow and Garry Barlow serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Bethany Oeltjenbruns and Bret Oeltjenbruns.
Friends may greet the family 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2011, at the Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Nashua. Visitation continues an hour prior to the funeral at the church on Saturday.
Maxine O'Linda Bennor was born near Sumner, IA, on May 8, 1922, the daughter of Herman and Lena (Etter) Lantow. She received her education in rural country schools. On February 11, 1940, she was united in marriage to Max Bennor at the St. John Lutheran Parsonage in Nashua. To this union four daughters were born.
In the late 1940's, the couple bought their farm east of Nashua where they raised their family. Following the death of Max in 1976, Maxine moved into Nashua. She has spent the past several years in care centers in Charles City and New Hampton. Maxine enjoyed baking pies, cooking, gardening, bird-watching, reading, and working on the family farm. She most enjoyed time spent with family and friends.
Survivors include three daughters; Judy Bennor of Nashua, Janice Bennor of Ionia, Jeanette (Larry) Oeltjenbruns of Shell Rock; two grandchildren, Bret Oeltjenbruns and fiance Tara of Crystal, MN, Bethany Oeltjenbruns of Shell Rock; one sister, Viola Sullivan of Nashua; one brother, Raymond (Mary) Lantow of Fredericksburg; one great-grandchild, Payton Oeltjenbruns of Cedar Rapids; a sister-in-law, Elaine Lantow of Shell Rock; and a brother-in-law, Gene (Lorrine) Bennor of Nashua.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Max, on June 17, 1976; her parents; a daughter, Joice in infancy; a brother, Robert Lantow; and a sister, Norma Ferguson.
Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home
Herman F Lantow (1888 - 1970)
Lena Etter Lantow (1896 - 1979)
Max D Bennor (1916 - 1976)*
Created by: Diane Zabel
Record added: Aug 19, 2011
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