Mayme J Maynard

Age, 90 of River Falls died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at River Falls Hospital.She was born on September 15, 1923 in Two Harbors, MN to Herman and Marie (Johannson) Carlson. After graduating from High School in 1941 she attended Hamlin and received her Bachelors of Arts in 1950 and received her Masters in 1962 from the University of North Dakota. She entered the Army in 1944 and later served in the Reserves for many years. She was later honorably discharged in 1960’s as a Major in the US Air Force. In 1966 Mayme met Bill Maynard at a square dance in Port Angeles, WA. They were married on April 21, 1967 and in 1969 their daughter Leslee was born.Mayme taught business education and served as a Guidance Counselor at Park Junior High School in Cottage Grove, MN. Mayme was an active member at Ezekiel Lutheran Church in River Falls. She loved to travel and garden. As a first descendant from Sweden, She was proud of her Swedish heritage and spoke it well.Mayme is survived by her daughter, Leslee (Paul) Miller, two grandchildren, Mark and Brian Miller and a sister, Vivian (Hank) Chrostowski, nieces, nephews and other relatives.She is preceded in death by her husband, William, parents, Herman and Marie, two sisters, Gladys and Myrtle Carlson and a brother, Herald Carlson.Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, River Falls, is serving the family.


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