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Virginia "Maxine" (Wiss) Witte

May 25, 1932 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Virginia Witte Obituary

Virginia "Maxine" Witte, 91, of Rhineland, MO, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Hermann Area District Hospital, Hermann, Missouri.

Maxine was born in High Hill, Missouri on May 25, 1932, the daughter of the late John P. & Virginia (Whitman) Wiss.

She was the widow of Howard Lee Witte.  They were united in marriage on October 12, 1950, in St. Louis, Missouri. To this union 13 children were born.  Howard & Maxine shared over 70 wonderful years of marriage together.  

Maxine was a member of Church of the Risen Savior, Rhineland, where she was the church organist for many years.  She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and the St. Ann's Ladies Sodality and she served as the City Clerk for the Village of Rhineland. 

Maxine was a homemaker, it was a full-time job wrangling 13 kids.  She also employed with MFA Coop #130 in Rhineland as a bookkeeper and also for her & her husband's business, Witte TV.   

Maxine is survived by a son, Steve Witte & companion Minnie Humphrey, of Fulton, Missouri; a daughter, Janet Cobb & husband Dave, of Montgomery City, Missouri; a daughter, Jo Ann Mattingly & husband Dave, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri; a son, John Witte & wife Jeanie, of Hermann, Missouri; a daughter, Mary Ellen McCleary & special friend D.S. "Jay" Jayamanne, of Jefferson City, Missouri; a son, Keith Witte & wife Sheila, of Hermann, Missouri; a daughter, Linda Ochs & husband Greg, of Lee's Summit, Missouri; a son, Brad Witte & wife Susan, of Fenton, Missouri; a  daughter, Tina Hartzell, of Santa Fe, New Mexico; a son, Mike Witte & wife Cheryl, of Wentzville, Missouri; a son, Tim Witte & fiance Lynette Moore, of Forest Hill, Maryland; a brother, Floyd Wiss & wife Jane, of Joplin, Missouri; by 30 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.  

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, David & Phillip Witte, a daughter-in-law, Debra Witte, a son-in-law Robert McCleary, seven sisters and one brother.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 2nd from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann. 

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Risen Savior, Rhineland, Missouri, with Father Philip Niekamp officiating. 

Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Rhineland.  Memorials may be given to Church of the Risen Savior or Rhineland Park. 

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April 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home
1221 Washington Street
Hermann, MO 65041

Funeral Mass
April 3, 2024

10:00 AM
Church of the Risen Savior
605 Bluff Street
Rhineland, MO 65069


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