Obituaries Maxine Warren

Maxine Warren


Maxine Warren

March 28, 1925 – Sept. 4, 2020

TOPEKA — Maxine Warren, Lyndon, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, surrounded by loved ones, at Aldersgate Village, Topeka. She was 95.

She was born March 28, 1925, near Vassar, the daughter of John and Eldora Storbeck Middleton. She grew up in the Overbrook and Lyndon communities, lived in the Highland Park area of Topeka, from 1945 to 1963, then north of Lyndon until moving into Lyndon in 1975.

Maxine was a teacher in a one-room school, north of Lyndon, until she married. She was a homemaker and then began working at Lyndon schools as a cook for several years. She was a member of Lyndon United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

She married Glenn Warren July 16, 1945, in Independence, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 27, 2001.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two granddaughters, Denise Smith and Jeanie Spiker; and a sister, Nancy Decock.

Maxine is survived by five children, Sheryl Gerhardt, Campbellsville, Ky., Janet Ward, Lyndon, Donald Warren, Oklahoma City, Okla., Doug Warren, Silver Lake, and Dennis Warren, Abilene; two brothers, Charles Middleton, Dallas, Texas, and Galen Middleton, Highlands Ranch, Colo.; a sister, Phyllis Wilson, Sun City, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Vassar Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lyndon United Methodist Women and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.

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