Maxine Emily Resch, 86, passed away unexpectedly January 25, 2013, at Orchards Assisted Living in Medford, Ore. She was born Sept 9, 1926, in Portland, Ore.

Maxine loved animals, cooking, baking and gardening. She truly enjoyed waitressing and was most proud of her banking career. She was the queen of bling and loved being the life of the party. She will be dearly missed.

Maxine is survived by her son, Michael Cournoyer, and his wife, Pamela, residing in Honduras; daughter, Tonjie Ophus, and husband, Derek, of Eagle Point, Ore.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

There will be a gathering for friends and family January 31, 2013, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Perl Funeral Home, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford.