Maxine Womack



Maxine Womack of Oswego, Kan., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at her home at the Chetopa Manor in Chetopa, Kan.

She spent most of her adult life in the Oklahoma towns of Miami, Fairland and Picher. She lived in Colorado from 1983 to 1987. In her later years, she resided in the Kansas towns of Parsons, Altamont and Oswego.

She worked for 32 years at the King Louis Mfg. Company in Baxter Springs, Kan. She was proud of her Lutheran faith, having been an original charter member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Miami. She married Fred “Bus” Womack on Sept. 26, 1937. He preceded her in death in August, 2001.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Dan Womack in August, 1989; son-in-law, Steve Caldwell in November, 1995, and most of her siblings with the exception of her brother Ed.

Survivors include one daughter, Alice and son-in-law Wayne Banzet; three grandchildren, Jim Caldwell currently of Iraq, Jennifer Caldwell Hass and husband Mark Hass of San Diego, Calif., and Jan Caldwell of Overland Park, Kan., three great-grandchildren; Heather Caldwell of Lamar, Colo., Maya Caldwell of Overland Park and Katharina Hass of San Diego.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. The Rev. Leo Schroeder will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Abbey Cemetery in Miami.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Miami.