Rice, Maxine L., Rochester Hills, MI, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away at her home on Sunday, September 26, 2010. She was 86 years old. Maxine L. White was born on September 29, 1923 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Ray and Gertrude (O’Dell) White. She married Gordon K. Rice on July 10, 1943 in Alabama; he preceded her in death on June 13, 1988. Surviving are two daughters: Janice (David) McCatty, Carol (Fred) Hillard; a son, Gordon A Rice; four grandchildren: Mathew (Megan) McCatty, Ame Koester, Brad (Sarah) Hillard, and Katie Hillard; four great grandchildren: Griffin Koester, Aubrey and Austin Hillard, and Jack McCatty. She was preceded in death by her siblings and a great-grandson, Maxwell Koester. Maxine’s funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Paul R. Hinz will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Thursday from 12:00 p.m. (noon) until the 1:00 p.m. service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Covenant VNA Hospice. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com