Maxine Edna (Hinger) Hickethier
April 22, 1933 ~ July 17, 2014
Maxine Edna (Hinger) Hickethier, 81, of Wenatchee WA and formerly of Brewster and Omak, WA, died July 17, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. Maxine was born the fourth of six children on April 22, 1933, in Hayworth, OK to Rosco and Maude (Jetton) Kimberlin. She moved to Brewster, WA in 1942, and then to Omak in 1945. She was married to Duane Hinger in 1950, and they made their home, being orchardists along the Old Highway 97 in Brewster, WA. They had two children, Joy in 1952, and Mike in 1954. Maxine attended Nursing School, graduating in 1975, and worked at the Brewster Hospital for 20 years as a Nurse. Her marriage to Duane ended in the mid-1980’s. In 1999, she re-married to Aaron Hickethier and they made their home in Wenatchee, WA, where she lived until her death.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents, Harvey and Mable Jetton; siblings, Harvey Kimberlin, Marie Strombaugh, Herman Kimberlin, and Jean Ringstead. She is survived by her husband, Aaron Hickethier of Wenatchee; son, Mike Hinger of Brewster/Malott, WA; daughter, Joy Layton of Spokane, WA; grandchildren, Scott and Tyler Layton, Jennifer (Jason) Hawthorne, and Sarah (Scott) Sannes; and great-grandchildren, Jayden and Ashlynn Layton, Emmerson and Declan Hawthorne, and Isabella Layton.
A Funeral Service is planned for 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel on Elmway in Okanogan. Graveside Services will follow at the Omak City Cemetery. Arrangements by Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel, Okanogan.