KEWANEE – Maxine E. Carlson, 96, of Kewanee, died at 1:15 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Kewanee Care Home in Kewanee.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 20 at Pleasant View Cemetery in Kewanee. Rev. Martin Gutzmer will officiate. Memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice. Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee is in charge of arrangements.
She was born October 15, 1923 in Stark County, IL, the daughter of Elzue and Grace (Pilliars) Perkins. She married Bert Carlson on October 25, 1941 in Kahoka, MO and he preceded her in death on November 18, 1982. Survivors include a son. Steve Carlson of Milan, IL and two grandchildren, Jim Lansbarkis and John Tiesman. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two daughters, Nancy Lansbarkis and Sandra Tiesman, a son, Jim Carlson, three grandchildren, three sisters and a brother.
Maxine attended Stark County Schools. She was a seamstress at Boss Glove Manufacturing for 22 years.
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