John Edward Maxwell, 70, who was born and lived until his retirement at Haines, died Tuesday afternoon June 18, in the Veterans Administration Hospital at Boise.
Services for Mr. Maxwell were conducted Monday afternoon at the Baptist Chruch in Haines. The Rev. Lloyd A. Malmstrom and the Rev. Dennis officiated. Interment was in the Haines Cemetery, West and Company were directors.
Mr. Maxwell, son of James O. and Nancy A. Maxwell, was born at Haines, Feb.3, 1893. He graduated from Muddy Creek School and Linfield College at McMinnville. He had been a farmer in the Haines area until his retirement and his family moved to Vale, Oregon. Mr. Maxwell was a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Haines.
He is survived by his wife, Adele of Vale; a son, Edward Maxwell of Idaho Falls, Idaho; two daughters, Mrs. Nancy Kinzey of Ventura, California, and Mrs. Marguerette Keetch of Chula Vista, California; four brothers, Wallace Maxwell, Omer Maxwell, and Glenn Maxwell all of Haines, and William Maxwell of McMinnville; four sisters, Mrs. Lena Fisher of Haines, Mrs. Olga Ward of Haines, Mrs. Rose Bishop of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Myrtle Potter of Haines; six grandchildren,several nieces and nephews. One brother, Dewey Maxwell, preceded him in death.
Source: The Record Courier, Baker County, Oregon June 21, 1963, page 6
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor