Maxine E. Bedini, 90, of Springfield died at 1:10 am Saturday, September 7, 2013 at her home. She was born August 17, 1923 in Highland Park to Albert Charles and Ethel Eunice Menefee Dixon. She married Anselmo “Sam” Bedini on June 7, 1947 and he preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents, one son David and one brother Arthur Dixon.
Surviving are three daughters, Nancy (Steve) Clark; Susan (Mikel) Goodman; Carol A. Bedini all of Springfield; three grandchildren, Courtney Morgan; Jennifer Goodman; Lindsay (Shaun) Shaw; five great grandchildren Abigail and David Morgan; Sam, Lilly and Ben Shaw; a sixth great grandchild is on the way and her beloved dog Suzy.
She leaves her family with broken hearts but hearts filled with love and memories.
She was a member of Little Flower Church. Maxine was a resident of Springfield since 1942 . She was a registered nurse for St. John’s Hospital for 40 years and retiring in 1985.
Visitation: 4–7 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home. Burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Hospice or St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital.