Maxine Lokken

    November 11, 1922  -  September 27, 2011

Life Legacy

Maxine G. Lokken, age 88, of Mitchell, SD died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Firesteel Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday October 1, 2011 at the Will Funeral Chapel with burial at 2:00 PM at the Yankton City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 PM Friday September 30, 2011 at the Will Funeral Chapel.

Maxine G. Lokken, daughter of Martin and Julie (Gevik) Lokken, was born November 11, 1922 in Mission Hill, SD. She grew up on the family farm near Mission Hill and attended country school.

After her schooling Maxine moved to Rapid City for a short time and then made her in Sioux Falls, SD. While in Sioux Falls, she managed Skelly’s Pub for 35 years. Maxine later worked for Montgomery Wards. She then moved to Viborg, SD was a care provider for a family. Maxine returned to Sioux Falls and was employed at Citi Bank for 12 years. In 1998 she made her home in Mitchell to be closer with her family. In Mitchell she spent a great deal of time taking care of her grandchildren, who she adored. Maxine entered Firesteel Healthcare Center on August 26, 2010 and remained there until her death.

Grateful for having shared her life are her son, Richard (Sharon) Lokken, Mitchell, SD; four grandchildren, Jessie Lokken, Mitchell, SD, Brandy Lokken, Oakland, CA, Katie Lokken, Mitchell, SD, Austin Lokken, Mitchell, SD; a twin brother, Maynard Lokken, Santa Anna, CA; and a sister, Marcella Domogalski, Yankton, SD.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Loretta O’Ryan, Thelma Lokken, Jeanette Lokken and Sylvia Krick; two brothers, Randy Lokken and Warren Lokken in infancy.

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Born: November 11, 1922

Place of Birth: Mission Hill, SD

Death: September 27, 2011

Place of Death: Mitchell, SD

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Will Funeral Chapel
Mitchel, SD