Maxine E. Bedini
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Maxine E. Bedini, 90, died at 1:10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at her home.
She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Highland Park to Albert Charles and Ethel Eunice Menefee Dixon. She married Anselmo "Sam" Bedini on June 7, 1947, and he preceded her in death.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, David; and one brother, Arthur Dixon.
Surviving are three daughters: Nancy (Steve) Clark, Susan (Mikel) Goodman and Carol A. Bedini, all of Springfield; three grandchildren: Courtney Morgan, Jennifer Goodman and Lindsay (Shaun) Shaw; five great-grandchildren: Abigail and David Morgan, and Sam, Lilly and Ben Shaw; a sixth great-grandchild is on the way; and her beloved dog, Suzy.
She leaves her family with broken hearts but hearts filled with love and memories.
She was a member of Little Flower Church. Maxine was a resident of Springfield since 1942. She was a registered nurse for St. John's Hospital for 40 years, retiring in 1985.
Visitation: 4–7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home. Burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Hospice or St. Jude Children's Hospital.
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