Maxine D. Anderson, 88, of Paxton died at 1:52 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.

Funeral services will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 30, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with the Rev. Dave Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Anderson was born Jan. 16, 1932, in Bacon County, Alma, Ga., a daughter of Ivy and Tautis L. Turner Deen. She married Alyn Swan and later married Eldon R. Anderson May 11, 1985, at Evangelical Covenant Church, Paxton. He preceded her in death July 25, 2019.

She is survived by a daughter, Connie (Tom) Sauer of rural Paxton; two sons, Danny (Vickie) Swan of rural Paxton and Randy (Debbie) Swan of Paxton; seven grandchildren, Charlie (K.C.) Sauer, Justin (Amy) Swan, Jeff (Kathryn) Swan, Mike (Korey) Swan, Joe Swan, Jeremy Murden and Lindsey (Chad) Moore; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Paxton. She had worked as a CNA at the Illinois Knights Templar Home for more than 20 years.

She enjoyed sewing, flowers and yardwork. Nothing meant more to her than spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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