In Memory of

Maxine Ida Rossiter

February 3, 1922 - March 13, 2018
From: Worthington, MN | Originally: Spencer, IA
Maxine Ida Rossiter

Maxine Ida Rossiter

Born: February 3, 1922
Died: March 13, 2018
Age: 96

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Maxine Ida Rossiter, the daughter of LaVerne and Anne (Knipper) Wright, was born on February 3, 1922, in Spencer, Iowa. Maxine graduated from Spencer High School in 1940. After high school she worked at Scott’s Dime Store as a store manager. Maxine met Roger in 1941. They continued a long distance relationship through World War II and married on July 7, 1945, in Spencer. In 1947, the couple moved to a farm near Worthington where they raised four daughters and lived for more than 70 years. Maxine owned and ran a dry cleaning business for several years in Worthington, in addition to being a farm wife.

     Maxine enjoyed a full life, which included reading, crafting, traveling and family activities. Her favorite memories included spending several summers with her family camping at Cut Foot Sioux on Lake Winnibigoshish in Northern Minnesota. She was a devoted wife and mother whose greatest joy was her family.

     She passed away on Tuesday, March 13, at her home surrounded by her family, at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her parents; infant sister, Delores; her daughter, Brenda Hegwer and infant grandchild.

     Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Roger; her daughters: Betty Moffitt, Beverly Schmidt and Barbara Schomaker; her grandchildren: Lisa Scott, Joe Hegwer (Kristi), Karrie DeRadd (Corey), Nathan Schmidt(Tiffany) and Stacy Hoss (Jesse); her great grandchildren: Kyle Trierweiler (Ashley), Tanner & Alex Hegwer, Martha, Brianna and James DeRadd, Theodore &  Phoebe Schmidt and Madelyn Hoss; great-great grandchildren: Zackery, Elijah and Bennett Trierweiler; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be 10:30A.M., Friday, March 16, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer
Pastor Paul Frederiksen
Nathan Schmidt
Jesse Hoss
Joe Hegwer
Bob Yeske
Steve Hegwer
Tanner Hegwer
Vistitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday.
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"Amazing Grace"
"Abide With Me"
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa


Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 7:46 AM
“Bev, my prayers and sympathies to you and your family going thru the loss of your beautiful Mom. Cherish and hold those wonderful memories close to your heart ”
- Laurie Schmit
Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:32 PM
My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mother. May you take comfort in the many memories of her that I'm sure you will cherish for years to come. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Cheryl Brugger”
- Cheryl Brugger
Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:39 PM
“Roger and family sorry to hear this , Has been a number of years since I have seen you, you were friends with my parents and grandparents out on the farm southwest of Spencer. cherish the wonderful memories.
- nancy sorensen newgard
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