Graveside services for Maxine Guenther, 96, Lawrence, will be 1 pm Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery.
She died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living.
Maxine was born July 17, 1923, in Eudora, KS, the daughter of Frank Daugherty and Myrtle Ackerman Daugherty. She grew up in Eudora, and married LaVerne H. Guenther on December 20, 1944. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2003.
She did volunteer work at LMH Health and worked along side her husband for many years at the family Jewelry business Guenther Jewelry.
Survivors include Grandchildren, Russ Guenther, Jodie (Cory) Meyersick, Erika (Jace) Thomas, Ryan (Ashlyn) Guenther; great grandchildren, Brandon, Colin, Dylan, Raimey, Kaylee, Kinsley and Colton.
Maxine was preceded in death by her husband, son Randy in 2002 and son Rex in 2003, her brother Wayne.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pioneer Ridge, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
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Being a close childhood friend of Randy in Eudora, I spent many days in their home. Maxine was a friend of my mom and I felt like she was an aunt to me. Memories included trips to swimmimg pool in Lawrence on 6th street and Gardner city lake. Went to KC Chiefs and A’s games. Sorry for your loss. Hold on to your memories.
Many of my young years were spent across the street from this couple. When I was in high school I hitched a ride to Lawrence to work at Raney Drug Store. These were wonderful and kind people.
My thoughts are with you. Maxine was a beautiful person….
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.
My deepest sympathy to all of the family. I pray you hold tight to your precious memories.
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