Maxine Hohnstein, 79, Scottsbluff

Maxine Hohnstein, 79, of Scottsbluff, died Thursday, October 4, 2012 at her home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2012 at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff with Pastor Michael Mead officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff. A memorial has been established to the Alzheimer's Association. Friends may call at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel Sunday between 1-6:00 p.m.

Maxine was born September 23, 1932 In Newport, NE to Fay and Olive Pickingpough. She received her education at Newport and Basset, NE. She came to Scottsbluff in 1950 where she met and married Leo Hohnstein in 1951. Two daughters Patsy and Jackelyn were born to this union. Maxine worked for Midwec Corporation for 18 years retiring in 1980 for health reasons. She later owned and operated
West Overland Garden Center for twenty-one years.

Maxine loved fishing, camping, boating, traveling and craft work.

She is survived by her husband Leo, daughters Patsy Frakes, Scottsbluff, NE and Jackelyn Hohnstein of Oak Island, NC and Grandchildren Cory and Jamie Frakes.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.

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