Maxine C. King

Oct 10, 2019
King_Maxine news obit


Private family services will be held. 




Memorials may be directed to Nation Cottage of Western Home Communities, Cedar Falls or Trinity Lutheran Church, Sioux City.


Maxine C. King, 95 of Cedar Falls, Iowa and formerly of Sioux City, Iowa died Thursday, October 10, at Nation Cottage of the Western Home Communities. 

She was born August 21, 1924 in Fargo, North Dakota, daughter of Homer and Emma (Golm) Sampson. Maxine married Ross King on November 20, 1944 in LeMars, Iowa. He died on April 13, 2009. Maxine graduated from LeMars High school in 1942 and attended a business school. 

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux City. Maxine was a member of PEO, Church Circle, and several women's golf groups including the Dakota Dunes Golf Club.

Maxine was a homemaker and eventually went on to work as a library para educator with the Sioux City Community School District. She retired 1989. After retirement, the couple enjoyed winters in Florida, Fall-going to Hawkeye games, and summers were spent golfing. 

Maxine enjoyed raising her children, delighted in her grandchildren and great-grands. She enjoyed reading, knitting, golfing, baking pies, cakes, and cookies, and Hawkeye sports.

Maxine is survived by two sons, David King of Denver, CO and Robert King of Denver, CO; a daughter, Susan (Mitch) Lantz of Waterloo, IA; three grandchildren: Emily (Matthew) Nolting, Steven (Jessica) Schmitt Jr., Andrew (Megan) Schmitt; and three step-grandchildren: Jeff Lantz, Nathan Lantz, and Erica (Dustin) Lies; and six great-grandchildren: Jack Nolting, Avery Nolting, Walter Schmitt, Arlo Schmitt, Jason Lies, and Josie Lies.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Ross. 


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