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Maxine Edith Wiest

Maxine Edith Wiest

The graveside service for Maxine Edith Wiest will be held Saturday, August 19, 2006 at 10:00 a.m., at Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford. Visitation will be held Friday, August 18, 2006 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland. Those who wish, may make memorial contributions to Bethel Church at Vista Pointe, 1225 E. McAndrews Road, Medford, OR 97504.

Maxine E. Wiest, 92, of Ashland, died Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at Linda Vista Care Center, Ashland. Mrs. Wiest was born August 14, 1914 in Mapleton, Ore., to Percy J. W. Stouky and the former Florence E. Holt.

On January 19, 1935 in Los Angeles, Calif., she married John A. Wiest, Jr., who preceded her in death on May 19, 1989.

The Wiest family lived in El Centro, Calif., until moving to Central Point, Ore., in 1984. Following the death of her husband John, Mrs. Wiest moved to Medford in 1990, and to Ashland in 2006. She was a member of the Bethel Church at Vista Pointe.

Survivors include three daughters, Patsy K. Jenkins of Ashland, Sandra J. McKinley of Grants Pass and Susan R. Burns of Elk Grove, Calif., eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty M. Pelton of Boulder City, NV.

Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, OR.