Maxine Lanning, 95, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Cottage Grove Place, Cedar Rapids.
Services will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories, 11:00 am. A visitation will begin at 10:00 am prior to the service at The Chapel. A luncheon will follow the service at the Family Center, Cedar Memorial Park. Burial will be in Cedar Park Memorial Park Cemetery.
Maxine Louise Lanning was born November 28, 1923, in Shellsburg Iowa, to parents, Samuel and Nora Benesh. She married Arnold J. Lanning on April 14, 1945 at Fort Meade, Maryland. Maxine worked for several years at Cherry Burrell, then for over 25 years as a secretary for the Board of Education( Research Dept) until her retirement. In retirement she and Arnold enjoyed traveling overseas, along with trips to Hawaii, and an annual trip to Texas each February. She enjoyed knitting and collecting dolls and cookbooks. She will be missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include a son Kevin(Susan)Lanning of Urbandale, Iowa, granddaughter Jennifer(Derek Zaraza)Lanning, of Portland, Oregon, grandson David (Bailey)Lanning, of Indianola, Iowa, great grandchildren, Claire, Dylan, and Nora Zaraza, Campbell, and Lochlan Lanning.
Maxine was preceded death by her husband, Arnold, her parents, and brothers, Charles and Richard Benesh.
Memorial donations may be directed to First Presbyterian Church, Marion, Iowa.