In Memory

Linda Maxwell - Class Of 1966

Linda Maxwell

Linda L. Maxwell, 68, of Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at her residence. Born May 13, 1948 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Gene Alden Maxwell and Wilma Conard Maxwell. After graduating from Delphi Community High School, Linda attended Purdue University.

At the time of her passing, she was employed with Journal and Courier as a secretary in the production department, where she had worked for many years. Linda enjoyed spending time with children and has played a surrogate grandmother role to her friend Carole Peterson's children Rylen, Melia, Bryna, and Jadin Peterson for over twenty years. She also enjoyed sewing, movies, reading, music, and computer games.

She is survived by two nieces, Sarah Maxwell Reef (husband: Mike) of Delphi; Rachele Maxwell Hodges (husband: Bryan) of Lexington, NC; Sam Clark of Lafayette; and Nathan William Curtis Dubes (wife: Robin) of Dayton.

Preceding her in death with her parents was her brother, George Gene Maxwell.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Boy Scout Cabin at Riley Park in Delphi. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier on Mar. 7, 2017