WEST DES MOINES - Maxine Spiess, 100, passed away December 12, 2012. Her memorial service will be held in the chapel of North Lawn Cemetery in Fort Dodge at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 15.
Maxine Viola Spiess, daughter of James and Katherine (Harris) Nutter, was born September 15, 1912 in Jolley, Iowa. She was a graduate of Jolley High School, and after marriage moved to Fort Dodge. Maxine worked at Fort Dodge Laboratories, retiring in 1974. She then moved to West Des Moines where she resided until her passing.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lawrence; her son, Larry Spiess; daughter, Kay Johnson; granddaughter, Laurie Abreu; grandson, Todd Gould; four sisters and two brothers.
Maxine is lovingly remembered by her son, Gene Spiess of West Des Moines; daughter, Judy (Dean) Chubick of Nodaway; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.