Maxine Meehan

Maxine Meehan

Thursday, February 2nd, 1928 - Friday, December 20th, 2019
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Maxine Darlene Meehan, 91 of Abilene passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at Enterprise Estates Nursing Center. She was born February 2, 1928 in Talmage, the daughter of Tom and Eva (Smith) Greenough. She grew up in the Talmage area attending Center Grade School and graduated from Dickinson County Community High School at Chapman. After graduating high school Maxine taught school for three years in rural schools, where she was known as a really fast runner by her students. She also worked for Southwestern Bell.
On August 14, 1948 she was united in marriage to John W. Meehan in Cheyenne, Wyoming. John and Maxine farmed in the Carpenter, Wyoming area for five years. During that time they had two sons, Michael Thomas, and Jack Edward. In 1953 they returned to Abilene and after her sons were out of grade school, Maxine worked as a clerk for Steinhauser’s Drug Store, the Jack and Jill Shop, and Alco Department Store..
John preceded her in death October 27, 2018 , after seventy years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, brother Dale, sister Kathleen, and her firstborn son Michael.
Maxine is survived by her son Jack and wife Marilyn of Abilene, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Linda Meehan, one brother Dwight Greenough of Abilene, and two sisters Shirley Spidell of Salina, and Marilyn Emerson of Iberville, Louisiana.
Funeral Services for Maxine will be 2:00 P.M., Friday, December 27, 2019 at the First Christian Church in Abilene with Pastor Jason Kohler officiating. Burial will follow at the Prairiedale Cemetery, rural Talmage. Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time on Friday at the Church. The family suggests memorials be given to the First Christian Church/Care Ministry. Memorials may be dropped off or mailed to Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 NW Thirds St., Abilene, Kansas 67410.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Abilene First Christian Church
    612 N Buckeye Ave.
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  • Service

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 2:00pm
    First Christian Church
    612 N. Buckeye
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Jason Kohler
  • Interment

    Prairiedale Cemetery
    Rural Talmage
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