Funeral services for Maxine Lahman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday November 21, 2012 at the Elias Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Haley of the First United Methodist Church will officiate and also conduct graveside services at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Streator. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons Jim Baietto, Ron Baietto, Dave Pavlick, Sean O’Hern, Greg Baker and Dave Lahman. Honorary pallbearer will be grandson Rick Pavlick.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the Elias Funeral Home.
Maxine was born October 31, 1919 in Rural Streator, IL. She was the daughter of Rudolph and Wanuita (Crawford) Bednarik. She was raised by her grandparents Charles and Mary Crawford. She married David Lahman in 1937, he passed away is 1968.
She is survived by children Neil (Mariva) Lahman of Wenona, Gayle (William) Neighbor of TX, Joanne (George) Pavlick of Streator and Dianne (Mike) O’Hern of Streator. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her sister Evelyn Cate of Tonica.
She attended Kangley Grade School and graduated from Streator Township High School in 1937. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Streator.
Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church.