Maxine Koltvet, age 80, of Clarion, Iowa, died on Friday, December 26, 2003, at the USA Health Care Center in Clarion, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 31, 2003, at the Holmes Lutheran Church with Rev. Stanley Peterson officiating. Burial will be at the Holmes Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Maxine was born April 11, 1923 to Nels and Bertha (Midland) Koltvet in Wright County, Clarion, Iowa. She attended school at Lake #5 and was baptized and confirmed at the Holmes Lutheran Church, where she was a lifetime member.
Maxine was afflicted with pneumonia, brain fever, and polio as a child and was unable to pursue a career. She spent many years in giving help as needed to her sisters and their families. Maxine was always a joy to have with us as part of our family. She seemed to be a favored aunt to the many nieces and nephews and they remained in contact with her.
Maxine is survived by her sister, Naomi Austin of Rochester, Minnesota, many nieces and nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Eveline Andersen, Leona Stavnheim, Ann Koltvet, Bernice Lund, and Blanche Thompson; four brothers,Theodore, Benard, Bernard, and Stanley.