Maxine Harling Maxine Mae Harling was born January 25, 1920 to Willie and Daisy Barrett in Woodward, Oklahoma. Maxine passed away on August 26, 2013. She was 93 years old and a resident of Bend, OR since 2006. Maxine moved to California when she was 18 years old and lived in the Los Angeles area. She came to live in Arcata in 1948 with her husband Vernon "Choppo" Harling, to work in the logging industry. During her life in Arcata, she enjoyed gardening, walking, singing, playing the piano, knitting, telling jokes, and caring for her family and the neighborhood children. She will be fondly remembered for her kindness, humor and fun-loving spirit. Maxine is survived by her daughter Karen Harling and her children Cody Hill and Chelsea Hill; and her great -grandson Wyatt Albert; her son Don Harling and his wife Linda Harling, and their daughter Lelani Harling; and several nieces and nephews. Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Vernon Harling; and her brothers Turner Barrett and Chester Barrett. A graveside service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Arcata, CA on September 9, 2013 at 11:00 am, where she will be laid to rest with her husband. The family requests donations to Hospice House 2075 Wyatt Ct. Bend, OR 97701, in lieu of flowers. Please include a note directing the donation to Hospice House. Please sign the guestbook at www.times-standard.com
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