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Marga Maxwell

1959-2017

Published: January 28, 2017 5:00 AM

MILLERSBURG -- Marga R. Maxwell, 57, of Millersburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at her home surrounded by family, after an extended illness.

She was born Dec. 24, 1959, at Rota Naval Air Station, Spain, the daughter of Gary R. and Mardel Gonterman, and was a 1978 graduate of Key West High School. On Oct. 29, 1988, she married Wes Maxwell. He survives.

Marga Maxwell

Marga was a military spouse, and was in the U.S. Air Force from 1981-85, stationed at England Air Force Base in Louisiana.

She was a member of Killbuck VFW and Millersburg American Legion, where she was Legion manager since 2008, after her husband retired from the Air Force and moved back home to Ohio. Marga enjoyed reading and loved her dogs.

Surviving in addition to her husband, are sisters, Garma Regan and Sherree Smith, both of Florida; a brother, Gary R. Gonterman of Oklahoma; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services were Friday, Jan. 20 at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with pastor Myron Weaver officiating. Military rites were conducted by Killbuck VFW and Millersburg American Legion. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.

The family suggests contributions be made to Holmes County Humane Society.


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