Maxine L. Kelley


Maxine L. Kelley, age 79, of North Platte passed away April 2, 2013 at Great Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born December 17, 1933 in North Platte to Walter and Petrea Sorensen Hunter. She grew up in North Platte, graduating from North Platte High School with the class of 1952. On April 31, 1951 Maxine married Charles R. Kelley in Phillipsburg, Kansas.
Maxine worked at JC Penney for many years, and also worked at Mid Plains Voc Tech, North Campus. She donated much of her time at the North Platte Public Schools and the Lincoln County Historical Museum. She spent much time at her church, serving on many boards and enjoyed playing cards with her friends. Maxine also enjoyed bowling and playing shuffleboard. She was a member of the First Christian Church, and the Eagles Club which included serving as past president of the Ladies Auxiliary twice, and was active in Girl Scouts.
Maxine enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren, giving them each a week one on one, which she really enjoyed.
Survivors include her husband, Charles of North Platte; children, Sandra Dagsen of West Jordan, Utah, David (Shannon) Kelley, Diane (Larry) Biss and Doug (Theresa) Kelley all of North Platte; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; numerous other family member and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant sister; and a brother, Floyd Hunter.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church and online condolences may be shared at
Services will be 11:00 a.m. April 5, 2013 at the First Christian Church with the Reverend Tim Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.