Maxine Nemeth, 85, of Granite City, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 in Troy.
Maxine was born on Feb. 15, 1929, in Granite City, a daughter to the late Carl Alexander Ruemmler and Edna (Scheiber) Nagy.
In 1948, Maxine Ruemmler married Joseph John Nemeth, the love of her life, in Granite City. Joe passed away on July 20, 1977. Maxine was a faithful and dedicated member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Granite City. She had retired as a loan officer from Processor Credit Union, Granite City, in 1994. Maxine was a former member of the Senior Circle at Gateway Hospital, Granite City. She enjoyed sewing and gardening. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially with her dear grandchildren, who she adored. Maxine will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents and husband, Maxine was preceded in death by one son, Joseph James Nemeth; one grandson, Michael Stadler; brother, Charles Ruemmler; and her son-in-law, John Huff.
Maxine is survived by her loving children, Michael (Drenda) Nemeth of Fayetteville, Ill., and Karen Huff of Glen Carbon; sister, Nadine Harrison of Granite City; daughter-in-law, Jackie Nemeth of Maryville; dear grandmother to eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City with Father Chris Comerford as celebrant.
Maxine will be laid to rest next to her husband, Joseph, at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.
Memorial donations may be given to Backstoppers and will be accepted at the church.
Irwin Chapel in Granite City is entrusted with the arrangements, www.irwinchapel.com.