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Maxine E. Hartwick, 88, passed away at 12:35am on Monday, April 21, 2008 in Memorial Hospital.

Maxine was born on March 11, 1920 in South Bend to the late Harry and Gladys (Trittipo) Standfield. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy and Josephine; and brothers, Orville and Harry. On January 10, 1948, Maxine married Casimer Hartwick who passed away in August of 1996.

Maxine is survived by her son; Bruce (Ruth) Hartwick of Olathe, Kansas along with daughters, Christine (William) Colson of Niles, MI, and Kathleen (George) Brooks of South Bend; grandchildren, Brian Colson, Cory Fortson, Kacie (Mark) Kaufman, and Bruce James Hartwick; step-grandchildren, Michele Terhorst, Becky Mullins, and Kristy Brooks; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Maxine worked for Business Systems as a book keeper. She was 85 years old when she retired from RGIS Inventory. She was a parishioner at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church where she belonged to the Rosary Society. She attended Notre Dame Football games for over 50 years.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Tuesday, April 22 in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 in the Funeral Home. Cremation will take place with burial in Highland Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness or the American Diabetes Association. For those who are unable to attend the Funeral Liturgy, condolences for the family may be made at www.sjfh.net.