Mrs. L. Maxine Knuth, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois died 6:18 a.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.
Maxine was born February 13, 1926 in Norwood, Illinois, the daughter of Albert Hall and Beatrice Hall. She married Francis V. Knuth on September 22, 1945 in Monmouth, Illinois He preceded her in death on August 12, 1978.
She is survived by a son, James (and Ronda) Knuth of Galesburg; a daughter, Shirley Stomberg of Galesburg; four grandchildren, Tonya (and Nathan) DeCoster of Galesburg, Brett (and Jennifer) Knuth of Rockford, Illinois, Ryan (and Mindy) Knuth of Abingdon and Summer Knuth of Galesburg, a special nephew, Dave Hall of Rock Island, Illinois and 13 great grand-children Clayton and Averi DeCoster, Jasmine, Madison, Brittany and Nadalie Knuth, Morgin Knuth, Lexi Knuth-Fowler, Mason and Hudson Knuth and Aubrey, Noah and Lydia Stomberg. She is preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law, Jim Stomberg and four brothers, Willis Hall, Mort Hall, Sam Hall and Max Hall.
Maxine was raised in Norwood and lived a number of years in Little York, Illinois before moving to Galesburg in 1946. She worked as a waitress in a number of restaurants, including the Depot, O.T. Johnson and the Tastee Grill. She also worked at Sudzy’s for many years. She was a member of the OAKS and the Senior Circle at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. She loved to embroider. She was of the Catholic Faith.
Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Msgr. Ernie Pizzamiglio will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg. Visitation will be 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. at the chapel. Memorials may be made to Costa Catholic Academy. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.