Maxine Viersen, 94, formerly of North Platte, passed away at Sandy Springs, Ga. on Jan. 4, 2022.

Maxine was born in Maywood to Chester and Hattie Flock on April 3, 1927. After graduating from high school, Maxine went to work as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. She worked for 35 years until retiring.

On Feb. 11, 1956, Maxine was united in marriage to John ‘Jack’ Viersen, Jr. The couple made their home in North Platte.

Maxine was a longtime member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include her son, Gary Viersen of Sandy Springs; four grandchildren; and many other family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at Odean Colonial Chapel with Jean Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Fort McPherson National Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Odean Colonial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

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