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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Obituary: Margaret E. Maine

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  • Margaret E. Maine of Longmont, Colo., died on Oct. 15, 2012, at the HospiceCare Center in Louisville. She was 96 years old.She was born on May 9, 1916, in Walton to Edward C. and Zetta (Merrell) Molzen. She grew up in Newton, graduating from Newton High School class of 1933.Margaret married Russell M. Maine on May 14, 1936, in Newton. They moved to Boulder, Colo., in 1950 from Arkansas City, and then retired to Cedaredge, Colo., in 1971. She moved to Longmont in 2005.She was a member of the United Methodist Church, fellowshipping at the Cedaredge Community UMC and at Longs Peak UMC in Longmont.Margaret was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is remembered as always being involved in many activities, including Wii bowling at Hover Manor. She enjoyed baking and canning, and she was an excellent seamstress. Her grandchildren remember her as the queen of apple pie, fried chicken and dill pickles.She was preceded in death by her husband; brother, Jack Molzen; and sister, Leona Kissire.Margaret is survived by one son, Mike Maine (Judy) of Longmont; one daughter, Nedra Eastom (Fred) of Westminster, Colo.; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Clark, Lynne Rossman, Jennifer Graves and Renee Creek; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Arlene Molzen; beloved special niece, Janice Reimer of Hesston; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday (Oct. 26, 2012) at the Longs Peak United Methodist Church. Cremation will take place at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. A second memorial service will take place in Cedaredge, Colo.Memorial contributions to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties can be sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences. 
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