Maurine Maxwell, 91, of Windsor, Missouri, died Wednesday morning, December 12, 2012, at the Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia, Mo.

She was born May 24, 1921, in Ionia, Mo., the daughter of Willie Riecke and Ivy May (Willis) Riecke. On February 14, 1942, in Windsor, she married Buel Maxwell and he preceded her in death on September 8, 2000.

Mrs. Maxwell was a homemaker and helped her husband on the farm before moving to town in 1998. Maurine lived her life to the fullest and she enjoyed quilting and playing bingo. She was a member of the El Dorado Methodist Church, rural Windsor and attended the Assembly of God Church, Windsor.

Survivors include a son, Wayne Maxwell (Carol), Windsor, Mo.; 4 daughters, Patricia Nations (Jr.), Cole Camp, Mo.; Gloria Fosnow (Bill), Windsor, Mo.; Sandra Maxwell (Jack Cannon), Green Ridge, Mo.; Karen Nolting (Jeff), Linn, Mo.; 20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Gerald Riecke, Young Harris, Georgia; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Alan Maxwell; 4 sisters, Eileen Edgar; Marjorie Davis (her twin sister); Naomi Buchanan; Velma Buchanan and a brother, Willis Riecke.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor with Rev. Gene Ekstrand officiating and Rev. Murlin Anstine assisting. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., before the service at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Assembly of God Church or the Laurel Oak Cemetery and contributions may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at