MENTOR — Funeral Services for Maxine L. (Orth) Ticknor, age 81, of Kirtland, Ohio, were held on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Kirtland Christian Fellowship Church, 10001 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland. Mrs. Ticknor died in her sleep Friday morning, Oct. 19, 2012, at Mentor Way, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born on 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.
Maxine retired in 1991 from the City of Willoughby, where she worked for the Willoughby – Eastlake Water Pollution Control Center.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Grant W.; her children, Marilyn (James) Faught, Vernon (Mary Jane) and David (Doris); grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Dorothy Johnston, Kenneth, Nelson, Harold, Guy and Dean Orth.
She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen; her parents, Robert and Irene (Rodgers) Orth; and a brother, Maurice Orth.
Friends were received to pay tribute and Celebrate the Life of Maxine on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21st, from 3 to 6 p.m. at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME, 28890 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills (between Bishop Road and Rt. 91). Pastor Tim French officiated at the Service. Burial was held in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens.
Contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44110.
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