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Maxine Bonita (Chicoine) Galland

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Maxine Bonita (Chicoine) Galland

Maxine Bonita (Chicoine) Galland April 13, 1912-August 20, 2013. Maxine was the daughter of Emile and Evonne Chicoine. She spent her childhood on the family farm near Jefferson, SD. Maxine married Don Galland on May 3, 1941, in Sioux Falls, SD. She and Don raised five children in the Worthington area. Maxine was a member of the Velda Rose Methodist Church in Mesa, AZ. She also was a member of the local P.E.O. chapters where she resided. Maxine was a resident of Mesa for the final years of her life.

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She leaves behind her brother, Leighton Chicoine, Sioux City, Iowa; her daughters, Donna (Mark) Diede, Scottsdale, AZ, Sheila (Jerry) Schnyders, Worthington, as well as a son-in-law, Jeff Roos, Elk River, and daughters-in-law, Nancy Louise, Worthington, and Nancy Sue, Lead, SD. Maxines life was blessed with 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, her husband, Don, and three children, Lin, Cleo and Rod.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church, Worthington. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. A family burial service will be at 9:30 a.m. in Worthington Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be given in her honor to Hospice or P.E.O.

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