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Maxine Dorothy Casey (Romey)

June 18, 1928 - January 19, 2008

A service will be held at a later date in California.

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Maxine Dorothy Casey, age 79, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday. She was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Gustoff and Julia (Peterson) Romey.

She moved to El Monte, California with her family at 16 years old. They later settled in Lakewood, California. She met Edward Silva during High School, and they married after High School. They had one daughter, Jewell. Edward worked as a dairyman.

Maxine became a widow at a young age, raising her daughter. Maxine and Jewell moved many times over the next many years, eventually choosing to live in California most of her life. Maxine married Frank Casey later in life. Their time together brought them to Sweet Home. Frank preceded her in death in 1998.

Maxine loved life. Her adventurous spirit led to many travels, motorcycle rides, and enjoying the outdoors.

Maxine is survived by her daughter, Jewell Dobernecker, and her husband, Dale, of La Habra, California; brothers, Oliver Romey and Donald Romey; sister, Margaret Frailey; and grandchild, Drew Dobernecker.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Silva, in 1947; second husband, Frank Casey, in 1998; brothers, Robert Romey, Buster Romey, and Leon Romey; and sister, Mildred Riccetelli.

A service will be held at a later date in California.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.