The Life of Maxine L. Ticknor

Funeral services for Maxine L. (Orth) Ticknor, 81, of Kirtland, will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Kirtland Christian Fellowship Church, 10001 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland. Pastor Tim French will officiate. Burial will follow in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Ticknor died in her sleep Friday morning, Oct. 19, 2012, at Mentor Way, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer''s. Born Sept. 28, 1931, in Harden County, Ohio, she was a 47-year resident of Kirtland, enjoyed gardening, and was a member of the Broken Wheel Squares, a square dancing club. Mrs. Ticknor retired in 1991 from the City of Willoughby, where she worked for the Willoughby-Eastlake Water Pollution Control Center. Survivors are her loving husband of 62 years, Grant W.; her children, Marilyn (James) Faught, Vernon (Mary Jane) and David (Doris); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Dorothy Johnston, Kenneth, Nelson, Harold, Guy and Dean Orth. She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen; parents, Robert and Irene (Rodgers) Orth; and brother, Maurice Orth. The family will receive friends to pay tribute and celebrate the life of Maxine on from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21 .Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110.

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