Maxine Lee Engelhardt, 94, long time resident of Mid Town Towers of Newton passed away
November 16, 2017 at Asbury Park Care Home in Newton.
She was born October 18, 1923 in lola, Ks., the youngest child of Harry and Bessie
(Seeger) Ansell. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters; and
former husband, Charles M. Engelhardt, who died in January of this year.
She is survived by daughters Sherry (Don) Willis of Newton and Vicki (Jim) Conkright of
Lenexa, Ks; grand-sons Mark (Cathy) Willis of Newton and Mike (Susan) Willis of Wichita;
grand-daughters Erika (Gordon) McMinn of Mansfield, Tx. and Beth (Scott) Shelby of Rockledge,
Great grand-children are Carly Willis (Michael) Stavola of Hutchinson, Ks; Matthew Willis of
Joplin, MO. Sydney, Jamie and Chance Willis of Wichita; Paige McMinn of Mansfield, Tx; and Brett
and Brooke Shelby of Rockledge, FI.
She is also survived by one great-great grandson, Greyson Reynolds of Wichita and a
special friend, Sister Zita Oberle, formerly of Newton and now in Wichita.
No viewing or visitation is planned as her remains will be cremated. A family Memorial
Service will be held at a later date at the Whitewater, Ks. cemetery
Any memorial bequests should be made to Asbury Park in care of Petersen Funeral Home,
215 N. Main, Newton, Ks. 67114 who is in charge of services.