Maxine Thiede, 96, Burnett

April 17, 2019

Maxine Amanda Thiede, 96, Burnett, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Hillside Manor.

Maxine was born May 3, 1922, in Burnett to Oscar and Ada Schellpfeffer. She was baptized June 4, 1922, and confirmed April 5, 1936. She attended school in Burnett. On July 20, 1946, she was united in marriage to Harvey E. Thiede at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mayville. They were blessed with three children, Janice, Glenn and Cheryl.

She worked throughout her life at a cheese factory, the Burnett Store, the Burnett Bank, Burnett School, Horicon Schools and Parent and Dott.

Maxine is survived by her loving children, Janice (Bernie) Schmitz of Burnett, Glenn (Sue Ann) Thiede of DePere, and Cheryl (Richard) Corbett of Burlington. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Karl (Kelly) Schmitz of Burnett, Jana (Bob) Mallon of Burnett, Janelle (Heath) Fishbaugher of Markesan, Bill (Christine) Schmitz of Horicon, Chris (Molly) Schmitz of Poynette, Jenny (Derrick) Weinberger of Burnett, Tiffany Thiede of Sun Prairie, Trenton (Meredith) Thiede of Oregon, Wisconsin, Travis (Tanya) Thiede of DePere, and Katie Corbett of Burlington; and 13 great-grandchildren. Maxine is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Carol Thiede of Juneau, and Fern Thiede of Burnett as well as many nieces and nephews.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Ada Schellpfeffer; her husband, Harvey, in 1970; brother, Palmer Schelly and his wife Virginia; sister, Zedonia Albert and her husband Wilmer. Also preceded in death by in-laws, Violet Thiede, Inez Winker and husband Claire, Lucille Clinton and husband Clarence, Earl Thiede and wife Adeline, Edward Thiede and wives Virginia and Mary, AnnaBelle Thiede, Geraldine Reifsnider and husband Orville, Bonnie Gallenbeck and husband Lyle, Kenneth Thiede, and Jack Thiede.

The family extends special thanks to the staff at Eagle’s Wings and Hillside Manor as well as the staff of Hillside Hospice. We would especially like to thank Kayla, Laura, Shayla and Kim.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Burnett. Funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Tim Sallach officiating. Interment in Highland Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church Sunday School, Burnett or Hillside Hospice, Beaver Dam.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences or for directions and other information, visit KoepsellFH.com.