Maxine Marie Joling, age 94, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Three Oaks in Marshfield, WI.
Maxine was born June 19, 1923 in Lexington, Illinois to Skyler and Florence (Turnham) Vawter. She married Evert Joling on March 27, 1945 in Vesper, WI. He preceded her in death on November 20, 2005.
Maxine was a lifelong Registered Nurse. She graduated from Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and went on to work at an Army hospital as a cadet nurse. After her children were born, she returned to work as a nurse at Riverview Hospital and later as a public health nurse.
Maxine enjoyed doing genealogy, traveling, sewing, and gardening. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. Maxine loved the Lord. She had an unwavering trust in His provisions.
Maxine is survived by four children: Patricia (William) Cook, Holton, MI, Judith (Jerry) Aue, Hudson, WI, Priscilla (Dale) Aue, Auburndale, WI, and Peter (Mary) Joling, Wisconsin Rapids, WI; 10 grandchildren: Bill (Theresa) Cook, Jeannine (Josh) Escobedo, Jeffery (deceased) (Tiffany) Aue, Larry (Jennifer) Aue, Sarah (Andy) Palodichuk, Juli (Joe) Norby, Dale (Kelly) Aue, Melisa Schertz (Phil Rust), Johnathon (Christa) Joling, James (Tiffany) Joling, and Jordan (Brittni) Joling; 26 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Josephine Parker, Indianapolis, IN. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Evert, two children, Charles and Catherine, one sister and four brothers.
Visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. Burial will take place at 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, December 3rd at Christian Reformed Cemetery in the town of Sigel, followed by a memorial service at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at Faith Reformed Church in Wisconsin Rapids.