Donald L. Maxwell

Donald L. Maxwell, 83, of Crawfordsville passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Ben Hur Nursing and Rehabilitation. 

He was born June 6, 1935, at Crawfordsville, to the late Lawrence K. and Esther Elizabeth (Hutchison) Maxwell.

Donald graduated from New Market High School and was the team captain of the basketball team. He then proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a member of St. Bernards Catholic Church.

He married Beverly Ann Kohl on Aug. 6, 1960, at Crawfordsville. Don worked at RR Donnelley & Sons as a book binder for 40 years, retiring in 1995. After retirement, he loved spending time in Florida every winter with Bev. He loved blue grass music, playing the banjo, enjoyed woodworking and fishing; but most of all loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beverly; three children, David Maxwell, Marcia VanCleave and Linda (Gerald) Williams; four grandchildren, Blaine VanCleave, Reese VanCleave, Skyler (Samy) Williams and Shelby (Jesus Bonilla) Williams; four great-grandchildren, Liam, Dean and Nadeem Williams and Olivia Bonilla; four brothers, Wesley (Neva) Maxwell, Bob (Linda) Maxwell, Bill (Marna) Maxwell and Marion (Mary) Maxwell; two sisters, Betty Jane Harris and Susie (Denny) Dexel; sister-in-law Dorothy (Hubert) Danzebrink; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Catherine Brand and Mary Jo Maxwell.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, April 22 at St. Bernards Catholic Church, 1306 E. Main St. The funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery with military honors by Legion Post 72 Honor Guard and the United States Army. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care.

Memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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