Maria Amalia Max
Funeral services for Maria Amalia Max, 87, of Chicago will be 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Home for Funerals, Norfolk: Reverend David Jaraba will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Texas. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until service time at Home for Funerals, Norfolk, Nebraska.
Maria died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Faith Regional Health Services.
Maria was born February 11, 1927, to Pedro and Martina (Reyes) Pina in Chicago. She spent her childhood in Chicago.
Maria married John C. Max; he passed away in April of 1989.
Maria was a hard worker, and worked as a migrant worker most her life. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, crossword puzzles but most of all she enjoyed and loved her large family.
Maria is survived by a son Samuel and his wife Rosario Max of Chicago, 13 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 72 great-great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-great-grandchildren and 2 sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John, 1 son Joseph, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and 3 brothers.