May 19, 1926 - September 2, 2019
Stanley R. “Stan” Maxson, 93, of Wapakoneta, died 5:33 a.m., Mon. Sept. 2, 2019, at Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, OH. He was born May 19, 1926, in Wapakoneta, the son of Stanley W. & Mildred (Schemmel) Maxson, who preceded him in death. On April 2, 1947, he married Violet M. “Vi” Malueg, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 7, 2014. Survivors include, a son, Matthew (Becky) Maxson, Wapakoneta, a niece, Cristina (Todd) Byer, Wapakoneta, a nephew, Dennis McCaslin, Van Wert, OH, 2 grandchildren, Josh Maxson & Kelly (Dan) Copeland, 2 sisters, Carolyn Layton, New Hampshire, Eloise (Steve) Archer, Lima, a sister-in-law, Karen Maxson. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Thomas R. Maxson and Jerry A. Maxson. Stan worked as a mechanic with the Auglaize Co. Highway Dept. He had also owned and operated Stan’s Sohio Service Station, Wapakoneta. He was a graduate of Blume High School and a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of W.W. II. Stan was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta. He was a 60 year member of the Wapakoneta Lions Club. He was also a life member of the Wapakoneta V.F.W., Post #8445. Stan was a member & instructor with the Lima Power Squadron, a pilot, scuba diver, blood donor, and scout master. He flew private planes with Neil Armstrong and was his Boy Scout leader. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Sat. Sept. 7, 2019, at the Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, 1102 Lincoln Ave. (St. Rt. 501), Wapakoneta, with Rev. Becky Sunday officiating. Burial is to follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta, where military rites will be conducted by the Wapakoneta V.F.W. Post #8445. The family will receive family and friends 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Fri. and 1 hr. prior to the service, Sat., at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wapakoneta Lions Club or St. Paul United Church of Christ. Condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.
Stanley R. “Stan” Maxson, 93, of Wapakoneta, died 5:33 a.m., Mon. Sept. 2, 2019, at Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, OH. He was born May 19, 1926, in Wapakoneta, the son of Stanley W. & Mildred (Schemmel) Maxson,... View Obituary & Service Information
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