March 19, 1927 -- March 29, 2013
WAKEMAN -- Maxine Brown (Searight), age 86, of Wakeman, died on Friday March 29, 2013 at her home.
She was born on March 19, 1927 in New London and has lived in the Clarksfield-Wakeman area her entire life.
She was a 1945 graduate of New London High School. She worked as a Teacher's Assistant for the Erie-Huron-Ottawa ESC for 18 years. She was a member of the Norwalk Moose #239, the Norwalk Eagles #711, the Norwalk American Legion Post #41, and the New London VFW Post 4654. Maxine was the impetus behind and organizer of the Wakeman Eagles Aerie 4354 where she served on various committees and was made an honorary member. She served on Village Council and was an active member of the Wakeman Congregational UCC.
She is survived by her daughter Sue (Jim) Bommer, of Wakeman, a brother Ron (Denise) Searight, of Clarksfield, her grandchildren, John (April) Prindle and Jennifer (Donald) Fox, great-grandchildren, Amanda Thorpe and Claire Fox, a great-great-grandson Jaxon, numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Annie.
She was preceded in death by her husband James L. Brown, son Patrick Prindle, parents Daniel and Bessie (Stone) Searight, a sister Zella Kohler, and brothers Leland, Kenneth, Robert, Lawrence, William, Donald, Richard, and Raymond.
Friends may call on Wednesday, April 3, from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, where services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am. Sister Carroll Schemenauer will be officiating. Burial will follow at Clarksfield Methodist Cemetery on Zenobia Road.
Memorial contributions may be made to either Stein Hospice 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.