Gaylord Maxson Battle Creek Gaylord Maxson, age 80, went to be with his Lord Monday, February 14, 2013 surrounded by family. He was born February 4, 1933 to George W. Maxson and Ethel M. (Shugars) Maxson in Kalamazoo, MI. He was a 1951 graduate from Climax-Scott's High School. In 1953 he married Betty J. (Cushing) Maxson. Gaylord served 2 years in the U.S. Army. He was also in the Air National Guard where he retired in 1988 after 32 years as a Master Sergeant. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Maxson of 59 years; children, Cathy (Tim) Schmitt, Scott (Ann) Maxson, Schelle (Rick) Luzius, Mark Maxson; 4 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Maxson; parents; and brother, Galen Maxson. Family will receive friends at Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service on Monday, February 18, 2013 from 6:00PM to 8:00p.m. Memorial services will take place at North Ave. Church of God on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 11:00a.m. with Pastor Wayne Warner, Pastor Lou Bouma and Marvin Krontz officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to Alzheimer's Foundation or Care Community. Friends and family may send condolences or share a memory at baxterfuneral.com. Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service. (269)788-9800
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 17, 2013