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Maxine Gordon, 92, Garnett, Kan., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett, with burial to follow in the Garnett Cemetery.

She was born Jan. 29, 1922, in the Harris, Kan., community, the daughter of James and Mary Ella (Schroyer) Fuller.

She graduated from Garnett High School and obtained her teaching certificate. Maxine taught at Central City School when she met Wayne Gordon. They were married January 29, 1942, in Garnett. This union was blessed with two children.

Maxine spent her days gardening and raising cattle, sheep and chickens. She lived on the farm for 41 years before moving to Garnett in 1984. She volunteered at the ARC Thrift Shop for several years and enjoyed playing pitch with her friends. She continued gardening up until last year. Maxine loved her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Ella Fuller; her husband, Wayne Gordon, in 2003; one son, Chester Wayne, in 1970; and one daughter, Linda Rae, in 1983; three brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include her granddaughter, Patti Rae Westagard and husband, Jim, Richmond, Kan.; great-granddaughter, Kim Hunziker and husband, Chris, Westphalia, Kan.; and two great-great grandchildren, Tristan Cole and Rae Ann.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ARC Thrift Shop.

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