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Ilah Max

Monday, December 15, 2003

CAMBRIDGE -- Ilah Max, 75, died Friday (Dec. 12, 2003) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.

She was born Nov. 23, 1928, to Louis M. and Virginia A. (Fletcher) Hovey in Stockville. She graduated as valedictorian from Stockville High School in 1947. After graduating she worked for Frontier County.

On Dec. 31, 1949, she married Lloyd "Bud" Max in McCook. The couple made their home in the Stockville area until 1956, when they moved to Bartley.

She was a homemaker while her children were home. Then she worked with Bartley Public Schools in the kitchen as a dishwasher and assistant cook. She retired in 1989. In 1998, her husband died of cancer.

She was a member of the Stockville Congregational Church, Bartley United Methodist Women, Dorcas Chapter No. 144 Order of the Eastern Star, Bartley Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Shriner Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

Survivors include her daughter, Carla Potts and husband, Richard of Cambridge; son Kendal Max and wife, Jo of Juniata; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services were today, 10:30 a.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church in Cambridge with the Rev. David Rowe officiating. Interment will be in Bartley Cemetery.

Lockenour Jones Funeral Home of Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.