Maxine Goldinger

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Maxine Goldinger (nee Daniels) died peacefully at her home in Mokena, Illinois on Friday February 9, 2018 at the age of 92 with her daughters at her bedside. She also was a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas for 25 years attending the Presbyterian Church in Eureka Springs.

Maxine had a passion for sewing and knitting and owned, along with her late husband Bill, Fabrics by Maxine in Palos Heights, IL in the 1960-70ís. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking, baking and playing cards with her family and friends. Maxine loved to be active and enjoyed nurturing others. She loved and was loved deeply and will be missed by all who knew her. Her final gift in life was to donate her body to science.

Maxine was the loving mother of three daughters, Martie Semetis (proceeded in death 2015) (Ron), Sue Akins (Ralph), and Peg Singleton (Chuck). Maxine will be forever remembered by her eight grandchildren, Mindy, Lisa, Ben, Veronica, Billy, Becki, Carl and Kate, her 22 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She is survived by her sister Virginia Benefiel, and proceeded in death by her sisters Barbara, Norma and Pat. She will be fondly remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends.

A celebration of Maxineís life will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 11 am at the Marley Community Church, 12625 W. 187th St., Mokena, IL 60448 with Pastor Allan Holder officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Marley Community Church or Vitas Hospice, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd. Ste. 225, New Lenox, IL 60451.