Maxine Pearl Cooley

January 14, 1924 - October 25, 2018

Maxine Pearl Cooley of Cadillac passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 morning at Samaritas Senior Living in Cadillac. She was 94.

Maxine was born January 14, 1924 in Cadillac, Michigan to Orson and Pearl (Born) Cooley.

She graduated from Cadillac High School in 1942. Maxine worked at BF Goodrich for over 15 years and spent time volunteering at Wexford County Humane Society. She also owned many rental properties in Cadillac. Maxine was a member of the Bunco Club and enjoyed playing Bingo. She like spending time in her yard and tending to her flowers. Maxine was a football and baseball fan and liked to watch games on TV. She enjoyed going for drives in her car and loved animals of all kinds.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents and six brothers: Donald (Eleanor), Russell (Gertrude), Delos (Ruth), Howard (Lucille), Devere (Dorothy), and Marshall “Buddy” (Ethelmae) Cooley and one sister, Alice (Kenneth) Iler.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, October 29, 2018 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac with Pastor Judy Coffey officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac.

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