NEWTON – Maxine Brandt, 89, of Newton died on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at Nelson Manor Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M., Saturday, October 26, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until the time of the service. Burial will be held on 1 P.M., Monday, October 28, at the Callender Cemetery in Callender, Iowa.

Maxine, the daughter of Andrew and Nellie (Monson) Burnett, was born on February 28, 1924 in Farnhamville, Iowa. She graduated from Somers Consolidated School in 1941. Maxine was united in marriage with Verlie Brandt on January 31, 1943 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. They made their home in Newton, Iowa. Maxine worked in the office for Winpower, Newton Manufacturing, and the Vernon Company. She was a charter member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Newton where she was active for 35 years. Maxine enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Maxine is survived by many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Verlie; two brothers and five sisters.