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Anita Jean Maxwell, 67

Anita Jean Maxwell, age 67, of Ellsworth, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Mayo Health System Red Wing, Minn.

She was born Dec. 17, 1945, in Red Wing, the daughter of Gerald and Alberta (Rosenberg) Holden.

Anita was an Ellsworth High School graduate. She married Duane Maxwell on Aug. 22, 1964, at Bethel Covenant Church, Ellsworth. Anita worked for many years in childcare.

She enjoyed watching baseball, playing softball, bowling, canning, and planting flowers.

She is survived by her husband, Duane, of Ellsworth, Wis.; three sons: Brian (Karen) Maxwell, Red Wing, Darren (Traci) Maxwell, Ellsworth, and Robby (Wendy) Maxwell, Ellsworth; six grandchildren: Andrew and Ashley Maxwell, Kelsie and Miranda Maxwell, and Tyler and Nicholas Maxwell; three great-grandchildren: C.C., Mackenzi, and Koltyn. brother, Danny (Sharleen) Holden, Hager City; and sister, JoAnn Holden, Red Wing.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and sisters Diane Raney, and June Schommer.

Funeral services for Anita will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at Bethel Covenant Church, Ellsworth. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the Hill Funeral Home, Ellsworth, and for one hour prior to the funeral at the church on Saturday.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, Wis., is serving the family.