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Maxine Rae St. John Redfield

Ganges, Allegan County, Michigan, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 92)
Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
Burial Wellston, Manistee County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100020771 · View Source
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Maxine Rae Redfield, 92, of Traverse City, formerly of Wellston, died Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Birchwood Nursing Center in Traverse City. She was born June 25, 1920, in Ganges, Michigan, the daughter of Ray and Clara Mae (Henning) St. John.

Maxine married Howard S. Redfield on November 4, 1939, in Bangor, Michigan. In 1946, they moved to Wellston. Maxine worked for Chittenden Nursery, in Wellston, and the Alaska Seafood Company in Homer, Alaska. Maxine was known for her ability to cook and her wonderful baked goods. In her spare time, Maxine enjoyed reading, knitting, traveling and an occasional trip to the casino.

Maxine is survived by: her daughter, Suzanne (Frank) McCary of Traverse City; 4 grandchildren, Joy McCary of San Diego, California, Franklyn McCary Jr. of Kingsley, Mark (Tammi) Redfield of Cedar Springs, and Jill Redfield of Gaylord; 8 great-grandchildren, Beau, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Nathan, Jordan, Rachel, Taylor and Madyson; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Eliaana and Adelyn; her brother-in-law, George Lobdel of Interlochen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Maxine was preceded in death by: her husband, Howard Sidney Redfield; her son, Sidney Redfield; her sisters,Jean Rector, Bernidean Robinson and Geraldine Lobdel; and her brothers, Edwin St. John and Elwin St. John.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at the Terwilliger Funeral Home, in Kaleva, with Reverend Daniel E. Furman officiating. Interment will follow in the Wellston Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from noon until time of services at the funeral home.

The Terwilliger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




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  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100020771
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