Fronia M. Maxwell, 94, a long time Haines resident died Thursday, March 5 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home.
Graveside services for Mrs. Maxwell were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Haines Cemetery. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the Church of The Nazarene, Baker City officiated.
Mrs. Maxwell was born October 19, 1897 at Bellingham, Washington a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Tracey. The family moved to Burnt River in 1910 and she also lived in Richland, Nampa, Pocatello, Idaho before moving to Haines in 1937. She married Wallace Maxwell November 8, 1937 at Baker City, Oregon. He preceded her in death in 1969. Fronia cooked for five years on the Railroad crew and then cooked at the Haines School from 1949 until 1964.
She is survived by two sons and daughter-in-laws; Ransome and Rhoda Thompson of Gilroy, California and Royce and Jean Thompson of Sodotna, Alaska. Grandchildren, Robert Thompson, Beth Stevens, and Joyce Chesney all of Alaska, Carl Thompson, Alaska, Robin Thompson, Sunnyvale, California, sister, Blanch Thompson, Baker City, Oregon. Eleven great grandchildren, also several nieces and nephews.
Those wishing to make contributions in the memory of Mrs. Maxwell, may direct them to the Church of The Nazarene memorial Fund, 1250 Hughes Lane, Baker City, Oregon 97814.
The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, March 12, 1992
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor