Edward C. Maexner II
Edward Charles Joseph Maexner II
88, of Indianapolis died November 9, 2012. He was born May 24, 1924 in New York, NY to the late Edward and Ella Maexner.
After high school, he served as a Sergeant in the Army during World War II from 1943 to 1947. He attended Manhattan College graduating in 1951 with a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering. He consulted in many cities and worked in the cement and concrete business from 1960-82.
In 1959, he married Mary T. McKeever of the Bronx. Transferred to Indianapolis on October 31, 1967 with 4 young children in tow, they became active members of St. Monica Church where they baptized a 5th child in 1970. A devout Catholic, he provided well for and leaves a loving family who cared for him after he became victim to Alzheimer’s.
Edward is survived by his wife of 53½ years, Mary and their 5 children: Mary Beth (Joseph) Topczynski (NY), Edward Charles (Teresa) Maexner III, Beverly (Brian) Booth (IL), Leslie (James) Cole and Gabrielle (Kurt) King, and 9 grandchildren: Kellie, Nicole and Casie Maexner; Taylor, Kaleigh and Brianna Booth; Regan, Owen and Ethan King, a sister, Marilyn Reagle, cousins and several nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by a brother, Robert Maexner.
Visitation will be at St. Monica Catholic Church on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 5-8 pm and Friday, November 16 at 11:30 am with services at 1 pm and a burial with military honors at Crown Hill Cemetery .
Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Edward J. Maexner to Alzheimer’s Association (http://www.alz.org).
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on November 14, 2012
Maexner, Edward Charles Joseph [MC1951 RIP]
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