Maxine Beerbower 1920 - 2011

Valley Falls — Memorial services for Maxine Beerbower, 91, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Valley Falls Cemetery.
Mrs. Beerbower died Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at a Topeka hospital.
She was born Aug. 23, 1920, to Wilbur C. and Ethel M. Laird Brown. She attended school at Ozawkie and Valley Falls. She worked at the Round Corner Drug Store, the Dog House Café and Lawrence Laundry, all in Lawrence.
She married James Arthur Beerbower on Dec. 23, 1940, in Lawrence. He died Dec. 23, 1993.
Mrs. Beerbower was preceded in death by two brothers, Merle Brown and Wayne Brown; and two sisters, Doris Martin and Hazel Maline. She is survived by sisters, Harriett Tullis, McLouth, and Dorma Allen, Meridan.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088. Online condolences can be left at