Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
John Maxwell

   John L. Maxwell, 86, of Beaverton passed away at his home on June 4, 2007, after a long illness.

   He was born in Hope, Michigan on July 11, 1920 to John and Bertha (Havens) Maxwell.

   He was employed as an electric supervisor for Dow Chemical of Midland where he retired in 1979 He was also a veteran of the United States Army and served his country in World War II.

   John lived in Gladwin County most of his life. He served as a member of the Albright Shores Eagles 3655, Veterans of Foreign Wars #7303 and Coleman Masonic Lodge.

   He married Vera M. Kelly in Gladwin on Dec. 25, 1941. She predeceased him in 2001.

   John is survived by his two daughters, Barbara Jean West of Bellaire and Paulette Maxwell of Denver, Colorado; his son, Phillip Maxwell of Beaverton; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bill Maxwell of Hope, Donald Maxwell of Midland, and Jim Maxwell of Beaverton; and one sister, Martha Maier of Clare His parents, wife, one brother and two sisters predeceased him.

   Visitation is from 2-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at Hall- Kokotovich Funeral Home in Beaverton. Funeral services are Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Mark H Moore officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Beaverton Cemetery.

   Memorial contributions will be used according to the wishes of the family.

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Beaverton Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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