Obituary: Maxine B. Warden
Maxine Warden, 85, of Woodinville, passed away Oct. 12 at the Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland.
Mrs. Warden, a resident of Woodinville for 12 years, moved here in 1985 to live with her daughter. She was born June 9, 1909 in Unionville, Michigan, the daughter of George and Edith Brown.
She graduated from Eastern Michigan University and taught school for 30 years, beginning in Detroit, Michigan, and retiring in 1976 from the Muskegon, Michigan School District, where she received an award as an outstanding teacher.
Mrs. Warden was active in the Muskegon Teachers' Association, Red Cross, and 4-H. Besides teaching adult education evening classes, she also was a beautician in Detroit during the summers and a partner in a downtown Detroit boutique, The Reja. Her interests have included raising apples and cherries, along with knitting, sewing, and needlepoint.
She was preceeded in death by her husband, Burns Warden, in 1978, and in 1993 by a brother, Dr. Arold W. Brown, of Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Mrs. Warden is survived by her daughter, Jean Longnecker, and son-in-law, Bud Longnecker, of Woodinville; grandchildren Heidi Hellmann of Seattle, and Jason Hellmann of Los Angeles, California; and a niece, Elizabeth Collar, of Livonia, Michigan.
A memorial service will be held in Washburn, Wisconsin, where she will be buried next to her husband. Remembrances may be made to KOMO-TV's For Kids Sake.