Maxine Lucy Zawodniak
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Maxine Lucy Zawodniak (née Metcalf) died peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in American Fork due to age-related causes. She was 88.

Maxine was born April 6, 1929, in Richfield, Idaho, 11th and last child born to Levi Gregory Metcalf and Lucy Deseret Warren. She married Raymond Eugene Adams in 1949. They had one son, Danny Ray Adams, born June 1, 1951, in Oakland, California. They divorced, and Maxine married John Walter Zawodniak Jr. on March 21, 1964 in Reno, Nevada. Their marriage was solemnized in the Oakland LDS Temple on May 15, 1965. Their son Danny Adams was sealed to them on August 19, 1972. John and Maxine have been married for 53 years. Maxine’s vocation was over 32 years with Pacific Telephone Company as a long-distance operator, Yellow Page sales, business officer, and marketing representative. Her avocation was genealogy and particularly theater. She has directed many plays and LDS road Shows over the years. She was especially proud of serving as assistant director of the Oakland Temple Pageant, a long-running LDS presentation in Northern California. Maxine lived many years in California and Utah, and has been a resident of Charleston (Heber City) Utah for 30 years.

Maxine was preceded in death by her Son Danny Ray Adams, as well as her parents and all ten of her Metcalf siblings. These were Levi Warren, Max Frank, Utahna May, Harris Blaine, Melissa Jane, Claris Hazel, Samuel Grant, Paul Gregory, Lois Helen, and Monte Eugene. She is survived by her husband John Walter Zawodniak of American Fork and a grandson Robert Jorgenson of Eagle Mountain.

The funeral will be Wednesday, April 19, at 11 a.m., at the Charleston Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3450 S. 3500 W., Charleston (Heber City) Utah. There will also be a viewing prior to the funeral, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Charleston building. Interment will be at the Springville Evergreen Cemetery. Condolences may be shared online at
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