Lauretta Maxine (Heeren) Maxwell, 87, of Worthington, Minn., died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington.
She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Westport, Ia., to parents Henry Peter Leo Reinart and Dorthea Mae (Coddington) Reinart White.
Lauretta was united in marriage to Raymond Heeren in Brewster, Minn. To that union four children - Sharon, Arlyce, Sandra and Douglas Heeren - were born. They divorced and she married Ardel Mawell in Jackson, Minn. To this union two children, Sheila and Keith Maxwellm were born.
She was a member of the Worthington Christian Church and enjoyed working on various serving committees.
Lauretta is survived by her children: Sharon Medina, Norco, Calif.; Arlyce (Larry) Bennett, St. Cloud, Minn.; Sandra Boyer, Tigard, Ore.; Douglas Heeren (Nancy), Haysville, Kansas; Sheila Maxwell, Rushmore; and Keith (Kim) Maxwell, Worthington; five grandchildren: Christopher Medina, Jeffrey Boyer, Kristine Boyer, Jade Heeren and Karissa Maxwell; and three great-grandchildren: Chloei, Everly and Peyton Boyer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; and two sisters: Audrey DeGroot and Patricia Horst.
Funeral services were held at the Worthington Christian Church in Worthington, Minn., and burial was at the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington, Minn.