Posted 1 year ago

By Kalin Krohe

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Maxine D. Schilz, 77, of Minatare, NE died Wednesday February 19, 2014 at her home.  A memorial service will be held at a later date in Sidney, NE.  Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff assisted the family with arrangements.  A memorial has been established in care of the family.  Tributes of sympathy may be left at

Maxine was born September 25, 1936 at Hemingford, NE to John and Dorothy (Tuma) Jezek.  She received her education at Hemingford schools and graduated from Sidney High School.  She married Donald J. Schilz April 21, 1956 in Sidney, NE.  They made their home in Kimball, NE, Sidney, NE, Clinton, UT, Oshkosh, NE and Minatare, NE.

Survivors include her husband Don, children, Larry Shilz and Keri Wolf, grandchildren, Melissa Lagerquist, Kassie Karadeema, Derrick Schilz, Caitlyn Schilz and Tabatha Urban,  great –grandchildfren Erik Lagerquist, Dakota Karadeema and Haydin Schilz, sisters, Darlene (Paul) Smith and Brenda (Chuck) Dekoekoek and numerous nieces and nephews.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents and daughter Denise Schilz.