Maxine Ruby LeCounte, Conway Springs: July 6, 1925 – Dec. 17, 2013

first_imgMaxine Ruby LeCounte died on December 17, 2013 at Spring View Manor in Conway Springs due to complications of cancer.  She was born on a farm nine miles north of Caldwell to Gusta and Agnes (Jelinek) Wolff on July 6, 1925. Following attending school at Corbin, she met James Ray LeCounte at a dance and they were wed on July 14, 1946.   To this union, two children, Kenneth and Kevin were born. They farmed near Renfrow, Okla. and moved to Caldwell where she worked at the hospital before moving to Wichita where she worked as a physical therapy aid until retiring.She was a member of the Eastern Star, the ZCBJ Lodge and the Christian Church. Maxine enjoyed travel, auctions, garage sales and particularly her grandchildren. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends. Helping persons in time of illness or need brought her great satisfaction both at work and at home. She was predeceased by her parents, Gusta and Agnes Wolff, her husband, James Ray LeCounte, her brother, Lewis Buster Wolff, her brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Nora LeCounte.She is survived by her sons, Kenneth of Lawrence and Kevin of Caldwell, daughters-in law, C.B. of Lawrence and Ginger of Caldwell, grandchildren Cristi Smith and her husband Jed, Heather Schultz and Sean Boyer, Owen LeCounte and Patrick LeCounte, and great-grandchildren Alexandria and Elizabeth Smith. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Dot Wolff.Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Central Christian Church in Caldwell, Kans.Interment was in the Caldwell City Cemetery, Caldwell, Kans..Memorials may be given in Maxine’s name to the Maxine LeCounte Scholarship Fund in care of the South Haven High School, South Haven, Kans..To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit www.schaeffermortuary.infoArrangements by Schaeffer Mortuary, 6 N. Main, Caldwell, Kans..last_img

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