DeGeus, Maxine, St. Charles, Michigan


Passed away Monday, March 5, 2012 at St. Mary’s of Michigan in Saginaw. Age 87 years. Maxine was born January 23, 1925 in St. Charles to Ira and Flossie (Boswell) Gutzmer. She married Leonard DeGeus, Jr. on July 10, 1948 and he preceded her on April 27, 2004. Maxine enjoyed cooking for her family, crocheting, playing cards, going to the casino and traveling in their motor home. Surviving are two sons and spouses, Randy and Sue DeGeus and Danny and Wendy DeGeus; two step grandchildren, Gabrielle Millar and Ian Millar; sister and spouse, Norma and Charles McClure; sister-in-law, Eleanor Gutzmer and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by two brothers, Donald and Leo “Sonny” Gutzmer. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Kendall Funeral Home, St. Charles. Rev. Jeffrey R. Williams will officiate with entombment in Oakwood Mausoleum, Saginaw. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Foundation – Asthma Camp. www.kendallfuneralhome.net