Maxine Rice was recently honored by her son Jerry Rice, his wife Leona Rice and grandson Phillip Rice together with friends in honor of her 99th birthday.
Born on March 23, 1918 in Stockton, Illinois, Maxine has been a longtime member of the Merrillville and Portage Central Christian churches. She is a 20 year Southlake Methodist Hospital volunteer and a retired 40 year employee of Gary National Bank. Maxine continues to be active in social and charitable affairs. Recognized by the President of the United States for her outstanding achievements, Maxine remains active and self supporting in her home.
Maxine and husband Gerald Rice shared 72 loving years of marriage prior to his passing.
Maxine credits her longevity to the enduring love and care of her son Jerry, his wife Leona and her always helpful grandson Phillip, as well as an occasional bedtime glass of red wine. Gotta love the lady!
Happy birthday, Maxine!