VeteranMax Loveland

Max LovelandMax R. Loveland, 86, of Lewistown died 3:17 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2008, at Graham Hospital Extended Care in Canton.

He was born April 21, 1922, in Lewistown, the son of Harry and Emma Dunn Loveland. He married Virginia Meyer on June 23, 1948, in Jacksonville. She died Feb. 19, 2000.

He also was preceded in death by two brothers.

Surviving are four children, Dennis (and Gina) Loveland of Wahiawa, Hawaii, Deborah (and Leon) Wright of Ipava, Melanie (and Chris) Thomas of Canton, and Doug (and Teresa) Loveland of Lewistown; one brother, John Loveland of Gladwin, Mich.; five sisters, Frances Sipe of Lewistown, Doris Neeley of Mackinaw, Ruth Bordwine of Bryant, Elouise Harper of Canton and Berniece Hedden of Smithfield; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was a farmer in the Lewistown area for many years, and also worked for Lewistown as the street superintent. He also owned and operated Loveland Upholstery Shop.

He served in the US Army during World War II.

He was a member of Lewistown VFW Post 5001, Fulton County Farm Bureau and the Lewistown American Legion Post 1.

Services were held Monday, at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown, with Ray Greenfield officiation. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown, with military services conducted by Lewistown VFW Post 5001 and Lewistown American Legion Post 1.

Memorials may be made to the Lewistown Rescue Squad.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/4/2008