Gerald Lee Maxwell

Gerald Lee Maxwell

Male 1925 - 2014  (88 years)

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  • Name Gerald Lee Maxwell 
    Born 16 Aug 1925  Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Washington Township, Allen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Dupont Road 
    Census 1940  Jackson Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 5 Mar 2014  Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Parkview Whitley Hospital 


    • Obituary
      ...Gerald Lee Maxwell, 88, of Union Township, Whitley County, died at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Parkview Whitley Hospital where he was admitted a week ago.
      ...He was born August 16, 1925 in Fort Wayne, Indiana a son of Franklin and Ethel (Leath) Maxwell. His formative years were spent in Auburn. He graduated from Auburn High School.
      ...Prior to WWII he worked for the Coca-Cola warehouse in Fort Wayne and the Kroger warehouse. On June 17, 1944 he entered the U.S. Army. He served on a B17 Flying Fortress as a ball turret gunner. His group was supplanted by the B29 Super Fortress that eventually ended the war against Japan with the dropping of the atomic bomb. He was honorably discharged April 4, 1946.
      ...On May 21, 1946 he was united in marriage to Ruth A. Igney. They have always made their home in Union Township. Mrs. Maxwell died December 10, 2009.
      ...He worked for over 30 years as an Electronic Technician for ITT, Fort Wayne. He was a member of the International Union of Electrical Radio and Machine Workers.
      ...A 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge 189, he was a past Worshipful Master, a Worthy Patron of the Order of Eastern Star, an Associate Guardian of Job's Daughters and 10 year Girl Scout Leader. He provided maintenance services for the area Girl Scout camp during the summer.
      ...He was a 60 year member of the Coesse United Methodist Church. He served as a Lay Leader and the Sunday School Superintendant.
      ...He enjoyed traveling and was a member of the Carriage Travel Club. They traveled extensively throughout the United States. An accomplished carpenter, he enjoyed woodworking building furniture and crafts.
      ...He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Maxwell of Columbia City.
      ...A Masonic service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City with Rev. Robert Priest and Kevin Ousley conducting the funeral service immediately following. Burial will be in the Union Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the service Sunday, at the funeral home.
    Buried 9 Mar 2014  Coesse, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Hope Lutheran Cemetery 
    Person ID I3029  TangledRoots
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2017 

    Father Louis Franklin Maxwell,   b. 4 Mar 1883, Payne, Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1949, Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Nancy Ethel Leeth,   b. 18 Sep 1886, Harrison Township, Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1974, Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1905  Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart