Mary Maxine (Hooley) Landers, age 96, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Vancrest of Urbana.
Maxine was born in Salem Township, Champaign County, Ohio to Clarence M. and Fern E. (Hengsteler) Hooley on August 26, 1921. She graduated from North Lewisburg High School and Moore’s Business College.
Maxine was employed by Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, OH and retired from AMC, Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH. She also worked at Honeywell for several years after her retirement.
She was a volunteer at Mercy Memorial Hospital for several years and a member of the TWIG group. Maxine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Urbana.
In 1954, Maxine married Frank R. Landers of Urbana, OH.
Maxine is survived by a son, Michael L. (Linda) Landers of Tiffin, OH; a daughter, Margaret E. Pruitt of Troy, OH; five grandchildren, Jaymie L. (Quay) Dixon of Hilliard, OH, Austin M. Landers and Dalton P. Landers, both of Toledo, OH, McKenzie E. Pruitt and Meredith R. Pruitt of Troy, OH; two great-grandsons, Landon and Brayden Dixon; and two sisters-in-law, Donna Landers and Alex Landers, both of Urbana.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993; her sister, Marjorie L. Clingman in 2012; and son-in-law, Ray Pruitt, in 2013.
Maxine’s family wishes to thank Donna Howell and Kitzy Randall, and the many dedicated staff members of Vancrest, for their continued care and support.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment of cremains will be in Oak Dale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Champaign Transit System, 1512 U.S. Route 68, Suite K100, Urbana, OH 43078 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420.
Arrangements are in the care of WALTER & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.