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 Maxine <I>Yainske</I> Kuechenmeister

Maxine Yainske Kuechenmeister

Wells, Faribault County, Minnesota, USA
Death 12 Mar 2012 (aged 86)
Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Wells, Faribault County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 86864378 · View Source
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Maxine Kuechenmeister, age 86, of Wells, MN, died Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Albert Lea Medical Center in Albert Lea, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN. Father Thomas Niehaus will officiate and burial will take place in St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells, MN.
Maxine was born July 23, 1925, in Wells, MN, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Chirpich) Yainske. She attended rural school and St. Casimir Parochial School. She was a graduate of Freeborn High School, Class of 1943. She married G. Thomas Kuechenmeister on April 15, 1948, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, by the Rev. Leon K. Hazinski.

She began employment with the Wells Mirror in 1952 as bookkeeper and in the printing and publishing of the weekly newspaper, beginning as a press feeder. She became co-owner of the newspaper with her husband May 1, 1970. The newspaper was sold April 1, 1979. She was also employed by Wells Cable TV, Inc. as bookkeeper and office manager from its initiation in 1976 until it was sold in August of 1986. She was a seasonal employee of California Packing Corp., Del Monte and Stokely USA until the plant closed at the end of the corn packing season in 1996.

Mrs. Kuechenmeister was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church and its CCW, the St. Bernadette's Circle #6, served as Monica of the church; the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters and the Auxiliaries to the Wells American legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. She enjoyed walking, dancing, music, gardening, reading, embroidery and playing cards.

Maxine is survived by 4 sisters: Esther (Leonard) Regenschied of St. Peter, Aurelia (Lawrence) Kahnke of Janesville, Margaret (Alvin) Kahnke of Janesville, and Lillian (Richard) Bush of Stewartville; one brother, Philip Yainske and wife Alice of New Richland; and several nieces, nephews and their families.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on March 17, 2000, and two brothers, Marvin and Romuald Yainske.

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  • Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86864378
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maxine Yainske Kuechenmeister (23 Jul 1925–12 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86864378, citing Saint Casimir Cemetery, Wells, Faribault County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Dale & Corinne Wise (contributor 47132213) .