DIGHTON - Maxine Mira York Wilson, age 97, died on Dec. 14, 2019 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. She was born on May 29, 1922 at her Grandparents home north of Shields the first of three children of Henry Herman & Alberta Olive (Brown) York. She attend high school and graduated with the Healy High School Class of 1940. She married Harold Archie Kenoyer on Nov. 29, 1942 and this union was blessed with three children- Robert, Frances and Nancy. Archie died on July 22, 1950. She later married Shelby W. Wilson on November 14, 1972. They lived on the farm north of Healy. They had a small band called the Lane County Dusters and played for many dances and other occasions. Shelby died on April 10, 2005.
She is survived by her 3 children- Robert F. and wife Pat Kenoyer of Dighton, Frances Louise Ross of Ellis and Nancy Lee and husband Keith Dickey Ratzlaff of Healy, Step-Son- Steve and wife Suzan Wilson, Step-Daughter- Debi Ascarte, 7 Grandchildren- Harold and Eileen Anderson of Hays, Greg and Chelle Anderson of Dighton, Bruce Schaben of Gothenburg, NE, Doug and wife Shelley Schaben of Ness City, Stephanie and husband Darren Leonard of Garden City, Stacy and husband Damien Ramirez of Ogden, UT. & Julie Clouse, 10 Great-Grandchildren, 6 Great-Great-Grandchildren, Brother- Dwight and wife Mary York of Oakley, Step-Brother- Rex and wife Margaret Wilson of Marion, Step-Sister- Amy Willis of Warsaw, Missouri, Sister-In-Law- Pam Jennison of Healy.
She is preceded in death by her Parents, Both Husbands, Great-Grandson- Joshua LaRock, Brother- Henry Forrest York, 2 Step-Brothers- Dean Wilson & Keith Wilson and 2 Step-Sisters- Delia Speer & Janie Johnston.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Healy with Rev Bud Tuxhorn officiating. Burial will be in Healy Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church of Healy or J.O.Y. Center in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com