Maxine Beerbower, 91, McLouth, died Dec. 23, 2011, at a Topeka hospital.
She was born Aug. 23, 1920, the daughter of Wilbur C. and Ethel M. Laird Brown. She attended school at Ozawkie and Valley Falls.
She had worked at the Round Corner Drug Store, the Dog House Cafe, and the Lawrence Laundry, all in Lawrence.
She married James Arthur Beerbower Dec. 23, 1940, at Lawrence. He died Dec. 23, 1993. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Merle Brown and Wayne Brown, and two sisters, Doris Martin and Hazel Maline.
Survivors include two sisters, Harriett Tullis, McLouth, and Dorma Allen, Meriden.
The funeral service was held Dec. 27 at Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls. Burial was at the Valley Falls Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the American Heart Association and sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 6, Valley Falls, 66088.
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