Maxine R. Tweney, 89, a former Marcus resident, died Sunday, May 6, 2007, in Grand Junction, Colo.
Maxine was born Feb. 16, 1918, at Doland, S.D., the daughter of Warren and Mayme (Ulstad) Calvert. She was raised by Hattie Ulstad and Blanche Bass, and was a longtime Marcus area resident.
Survivors include her six sons and one daughter: Dennis Read of Carlsbad, Calif., Laurence Read of Grand Junction, Colo., Allen Read of Grand Junction, Colo., Clint Read of Settle, Wash., Kenneth Read of San Leandro, Calif, Craig Tweney of Seattle, Wash., and Ramona Werber of Grand Junction, Colo.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, Gordon Calvert of Thailand.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George H. Tweney; one son, Billy W. Read; and a granddaughter, Alyssa Rae Read.
Funeral services were held May 10 in Grand Junction, Colo. Burial of the cremation ashes will be in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery at a later date.