Maxine McDaniel

  Maxine M. McDaniel, 95, Albert Lea, died Jan. 24, 2021 at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community. A private memorial service will be held at Bonnerup Funeral Home, with Rev. Dwight Netzer officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

  Maxine Muriel was born May 4, 1925 to Percy and Hazel Swenson in Belmond.

  In 1941 she was united in marriage to Harvey Pals. To this union daughter Iva Jeanne was born. The couple later divorced. In 1966 she married Lawrence McDaniel. They moved to Weslaco, TX and Phoenix, AZ before retiring to Lawrence’s family farm in Missouri.

  She was a housewife and enjoyed having a big garden. She loved sewing, canning and baking. She made wonderful pies!

  She was preceded in death by her three brothers; both husbands; and an infant daughter at birth.

  Maxine is survived by her daughter Iva Jeanne (Erwin) Hill of Albert Lea; grandsons Dennis (Chrissy) Hill of Hazel Greene, WI, Kenneth (Michelle) Hill of Cedar Rapids, and Rodney (Teri) Hill of Denver, CO; and great-grandchildren Elliott and Cameren, Sydnee and Brady, and Loni and Luke.