Maxine Evelyn Chipley, late of Weyburn, SK, passed away January 11, 2020 at the age of 86 years.
She was predeceased by her parents, Malcolm and Jean Purdon; her first husband, Lyle Chipley and her second husband, Daryl Muir; grandson, Jeff Chipley; mother and father-in-law, Alice and Rudy Chipley; sisters-in-law, Laverne Chipley, Eva Chipley; brothers-in-law, Allan Chipley and Jim Carnegie.
Maxine is survived her children: Duane (Lynn) Chipley, Lynnis (Dale) Rondeau, Don Chipley (Lory Jurgens), Ken Chipley (Monai Wanner), and Janet Chipley (Gordon Collins); grandchildren: Terri (Morgan) Pentelichuk, Jay Chipley, Michelle Rondeau, Elissa (Chris) Robb, Jade Chipley (Ryan Biletsky), Hunter Chipley and Sam Collins; great- grandchildren: Kate and Emily Pentelichuk, Brian, Carson, Zaide and Meya Chipley, Andrew Robb, Nate, Emma and Claire Biletsky; sisters: Viola Carnegie, Enid (Bob) Gillies; brothers: Lyalle (Zelda) Purdon, Lawrence (Judith) Purdon; brother-in-law Elmer Chipley; as well as several nieces and nephews
Maxine was born to Mac and Jean Purdon on the family farm in Antler, SK and moved to Creelman, SK in 1947. In Creelman she attended high school, took piano lessons and met and married Lyle Chipley.In 1954 Maxine and Lyle moved to Estevan with their oldest two children. Maxine and Lyle were very active in the Estevan square dance and round dance community. She sadly lost Lyle in 1982 but never lost her love for him. She moved to Weyburn and married Daryl Muir in 1994 until his death in 2005.
Maxine’s loves were faith, family, friends, dancing and creating. Maxine was always an active member and volunteer at her church. She often talked of her church family and her faith. She loved to visit her family and travel with them as well. A walk on the beach in the morning and a nice swim in the evening always made her happy. She loved to be outside.Maxine had idle-less, creative hands that were always busy making items for her family. She was a very talented seamstress and sewed many clothes for her children as they grew up. She later made quilts and also knit for family; these items are treasured.
We will greatly miss her love of life, smile, laughter, care and compassion, and her willingness to do anything with us!
She found our dad’s hand again and they are dancing together at last.
A Visitation for Maxine was held Friday, January 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at RD Family Funeral Chapel, Weyburn, SK.
A Funeral Service was held Friday, January 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. from Grace United Church, Weyburn, SK with Rev. M. Barnabas officiating. Luncheon followed at Upper Grace Hall, Weyburn, SK. Interment is to be held at a later date.
For family and friends so wishing, donations in memory of Maxine may be made to the Grace United Church, 210 ~ 3rd Street NE, Weyburn, SK S4H 0W6 or the Wheatland Senior Centre, 888 1st Avenue NE, Weyburn, SK, S4H 3M1.
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