October 15, 1920 - December 19, 2012
Maxine Scheurer died in Wichita Falls on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls, at 2:00 PM, December 22, 2012 with the Rev. Paul Goodrich officiating. Arrangements are under the ion of Lunns Colonial Funeral Home.
Maxine was born in Duncan, Oklahoma to Lela and Roy Waldrip on October 15, 1920. In October 1944, while he was home from active duty during World War II, Maxine married her high school sweetheart, Herbert J. Wagnon, also of Duncan. In December of 1945, she gave birth to their twin daughters, and shortly after his return from active duty, they moved to Wichita Falls, TX, where they lived the rest of their lives.
Maxine was a very devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and greatgrandmother giving her time to the activities of all of them. She was a devoted volunteer at the Wichita General Hospital for 35 years, an activity she dedicated herself to and loved. She was also a member of the Wichita Falls Womens Forum, the First United Methodist Church, and several study and book clubs.
Maxine and Herb were married for 52 years. After his death in 1996, she enjoyed traveling, especially to Oklahoma City to visit her daughters and their families, and in 1999, she married Robert S. Scheurer of Wichita Falls. They had 12 years of love, happiness, and devotion. He was a loving husband and a tender caregiver.
Her parents, one sister, and her first husband, Herbert J. Wagnon, preceded Maxine in death. Her husband, Robert Scheurer, her twin daughters, Claudia Wagnon Small and her husband Robert G. Small, M.D., of Oklahoma City, and Connie Wagnon Ellison, of Oklahoma City, survive her. She is also survived by the loves of her life, her grandchildren: Lynn Arnn and family, Southlake, TX Claudia Maxine Mays and her family of Lynchburg, VA Jason Free of Washington, DC Ryan Free and his family, of Oklahoma City and Emily Ellison McConnell and her family, of Oklahoma City. One sister, Janice and her husband, LeMoin Dockal of Denver, CO, also survive her, as well as Jackie Rhodes, her selfless and loving caregiver.
Her beloved greatgrandchildren who lovingly called her NanaBanana: Cort and Robert Mays of Lynchburg, VA, Ethan and Lucas Arnn of Southlake, TX, Clark, Charlotte, and Walter Free of Oklahoma City, and Sophia and Charlie McConnell of Oklahoma City also survive her.
Maxine was a strong and courageous woman, who loved with all her heart. She will be deeply missed by all of us who loved her.
The family would like to thank Joan Frederick for her loyal service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.
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