Obituary: Maxine Rayburn


A funeral service for Maxine M. Rayburn, 73, of Davenport, was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation was Sunday, Nov. 4, from 3-5 p.m. at the mortuary, with additional visitation one hour prior to the service on Monday at the mortuary.

Mrs. Rayburn died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at Manor Care Health Services.

Maxine Wilsey was born Jan. 14, 1945, in Davenport, the daughter of Edward and Harriett (Bush) Wilsey.

She married Jackie Rayburn on Sept. 9, 1961.

She worked as an elevator operator for many years.

Her hobbies were spending time with her family, coloring, and playing Bingo and computer games.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Alvin Rayburn; a sister, “Flossy” Moss; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jack Rayburn Jr.; four sisters; and two brothers.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 5000 Westown Parkway, Suite 340, Des Moines, IA 50266.

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