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June Maxwell

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June Maxwell Obituary

June A. (Berta) Maxwell, 93, of Streator, Illinois, died Monday morning, May 5, at Sterling House Assisted Living Facility, under the care of Big Bend Hospice.

June was born on June 27, 1920, to the late William and Hulda (Meyers) Ranger. She married the late John Berta on February 17,1943 (Camp Hood, Texas). John Berta(53) passed away on April 24, 1974. She was then married to Joe Maxwell on June 16, 1990 who passed away on November 8, 1995 (74).

She is cherished by her only daughter, Pamela (Berta) Barr, and husband Douglas Barr (Tallahassee, FL); her loving grandchildren, Michelle Barr (Tallahassee) and Bryan Barr (McDonough, GA).

She attended Streator schools and graduated from Streator Twp. High School. During that time she was the Senior Class Secretary and played a clarinet in the High School Band. She enjoyed traveling all over the country and visiting her grandchildren in Tallahassee, FL. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Streator, Illinois and a member of the Mary Martha Church Group, Pink Ladies at St. Mary's Hospital and American Legion, Elks and Knights of Columbus. She worked with Dr. L.D. Howe, Lipton Tea, Owens Accounting, EI DuPont and SCI Corporation.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husbands John and Joseph; her sister, Melva Woodward.

She will cremated and brought back to Hillcrest Cemetery and placed with John, parents, brother-in-law and wife. Memorials can be made to Big Bend Hospice; 1723 Mahan Center Blvd.; Tallahassee, FL 32308 or Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Streator, IL 61364.

Arrangements were handled by Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee (850-385-2193,


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on May 14, 2014
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