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Mable Maxine O'Neill

September 3, 1945 — May 27, 2023


Maxine O’Neill passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, May 27th 2023, she was 77 years old. Maxine lived life to the fullest and will be remembered for her enormous capacity to love and her kind and grateful spirit. Maxine loved traveling, which included crisscrossing the country with her husband of 38 years, Lynn Auernheimer and their friends on their Harleys. She also found great joy in watching her grandchildren compete in sports and truly was their number one fan, never missing an event. She was a fierce competitor herself during card nights with her daughters and granddaughter and the laughter of those nights will be not be forgotten.

Maxine graduated from Newton High School in 1963. She enjoyed a 50+ year career with AGCO, formerly, Hesston Corporation. She took pride in her work and was driven by her desire to take care of her family. Maxine is survived by her husband, Lynn Auernheimer. Children; Kellie Griffith’s (Corey), Jamie Remsberg (Tad), Jadlyn O’Neill, Terri Shyrock (Jeffrey Loyd), Vickie Hiebert (Lynell) and Jack Lyon (Julie). Grandchildren; Kadin Remsberg (Kailey), Maggie Remsberg, Jonah Remsberg, Peyton O’Neill, Isabella O’Neill, Noah O’Neill, Brian Herbert (Amber), Ashley Nuss (James) and Kendall Hiebert. Great grandchildren; Ezra Hiebert, Charlie and Gracie Nuss. Siblings: Robert Whomans (Mary Ann), Marjorie Keazer, Rose Allison (Nick Kyle), Lee Allison, Howard Allison (Becky), Art Allison (Sandy). Maxine is proceeded in death by her parents DH and Florence Allison and brother Paul Whomans. Maxine bravely fought a nine year battle with cancer. Her strength and will to live was unmeasurable and she will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her.

 Memorials can be made out to St. Jude in care of Petersen's Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be graveside at Greenwood Cemetery Wednesday May 31st at 10:00 a.m.. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later day.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

10:00am - 11:00 pm (Central time)

A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.

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