MUKWONAGO

 

Andrew J. Maxfield Jr.

 

June 1, 1926 - Oct. 18, 2012

 

 

Andrew J. Maxfield Jr., a longtime resident and active community member of Mukwonago, entered into eternal life at his home surrounded by his loving family Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the age of 86. Andy was born in Milwaukee on June 1, 1926, the beloved son of Andrew J. Sr. and Elizabeth Maxfield.

 

He was the devoted and cherished husband of Frances J. (nee Muzich) Maxfield; loving father of Christine (Daniel) Ponder and Andrew J. (Anne) Maxfield  III; treasured stepfather of David A. Jones, Debra A. (James) Adamus, Valerie C. (Paul) Gullicksen and Misty R. (Stephanie Knuteson) Jaeschke; and proud and adored grandfather of Erica Bailey, Drew and Paige Maxfield, Amy Barth, Sheri Jones, Aaron Hamm, Alyssa Adamus, Eric and Kyle Gullicksen and Jordan and Ashley Jaeschke. He is further survived by loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

Andy was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Carol; and his brothers, Kenneth and Fred Maxfield.

 

The family will receive friends at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 930 Main St., Mukwonago, on Monday, Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. until the time of American Legion services at 6:30 p.m., with prayer services beginning at 7 p.m. A second visitation will be held Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church, 830 Highway NN East, Mukwonago, from 9 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. with the Mass of Christian burial beginning at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Southern Wisconsin Veteranís Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.

 

Memorials in Andyís name may be directed to his family to be dispersed to his favorite charities.

 

Andy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, having fought in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion Post #375, the VFW Post #7221 in Mukwonago and St. James Parish. Andy worked for the Heil Corp. as a steel worker for many years, retiring in 1995.

 

Andyís family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the wonderful, loving and special caregivers of Allay Home and Hospice.

 

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.