Maxine Goodwin

Maxine GoodwinMaxine Demaree Goodwin, 90, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Rushville, died at 3:45 p.m. Nov. 23, 2008, at the home of her sister at Ridgecrest Village in Davenport, Iowa.

She was born Feb. 24, 1918, in Bainbridge Township, Schuyler County, a daughter of Artie and Elizabeth Strong Demaree. She married Lyle Goodwin on Nov. 30, 1940, in Kahoka, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 4, 2008.

She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Kay Goodwin.

Surviving are one daughter, Janet (and Larry) Plencner of Arlington Heights; one sister, Maureen (and Carl) Davis of Davenport, Iowa; and two grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Mr. David Haney officiating. Burial will be in Rushville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to time of services at the funeral home.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/26/2008