Maxine E. Barth

maxine barth

September 29, 1948 ~ September 5, 2013

Maxine was born in Vandalia, Il to Lester H. and Martha E. (Sapp) Ennen. She is survived by her husband James A. Barth, her daughter Susan (Kevin) Dewaele, her granddaughter Chelsea Deiters, her sisters Leona Daum, Linda (James) Malan, and Beverly (Lewis) Kinkead, and her brother Jimmy Ennen. she was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Barbara Ann Barth, and a brother Jerry Ennen. She grew up in Tamalco Twp and attended school in Smithboro and Mulberry Grove. She graduated from Mulberry Grove High School in 1966. She attended Kaskaskia Junior College for her LPN and RN undergrad degrees. Then McKendree College for her Bachelors in RN. She also attended SIU-E where she received her Masters Degree in nursing. She had worked for Fayette County Hospital and Dr. Penny Gozia. She started working at the Bond County Health Department in 1988 as a home health nurse and then Director of Nursing. She served as administrator for the Health Department for 20 years, retiring in July of 2013. She also worked to establish the Clinton County Heatlh Department. She was a member of the Greenville First Christian Church and served on the German Cemetery Board. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to German Cemetery, Payne Cemetery, or The American Heart Association.


Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10 AM

Greenville First Christian Church 1100 Killarney Drive, Greenville, IL .


Monday, September 9, 2013 after 4 PM

Greenville First Christian Church 1100 Killarney Drive, Greenville, IL.

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  1. We are sending sympathy and prayers from our family to yours! Joe and Janet Lach Amy's children Marcy and Nathan Mollett and family Jamie and Brad Oglesby and family

  2. Susie and family, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless You! Linda (Hill) Plant

  3. Susie and family – My deepest sympathy to you and all of the family. Your Mom was a wonderful person with a kind and understanding heart. I enjoyed knowing and working with her. God be with you through this time.

  4. My deep sympathy to your family. Max was a good public health nurse friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss! Thankfully she went suddenly and hopefully without pain. I haven´┐Ż½t seen Maxine since we graduated in 1966 but will never forget her beautiful smile and kind heart.

  6. Deepest sympahy to the entire family. MGHS has lost another graduate much too soon! Thoughts and prayers for comfort.

  7. Susie, Chelsea, and Jim- Our deepest sympathy to you and all of your family. We are wishing your comfort and peace during this time of loss.

  8. Our deepest sympathy in your time of sorrow. May you find comfort in knowing that you can lean on the arms of Jesus.

  9. Jim, Susie, and Chelsea, We are holding you all close in our thoughts and prayers and wishing you comfort during this time. Maxine was a wonderful person and a part of all of our lives throughout the years. I am saddened by her passing and hoping friends and family can comfort you during this time. I am sorry I am unable to attend the services. Please accept my sincere condolences. Love you all!

  10. The staff at Illinois Environmental Protection Agency extends their sympathies to Maxine's family and friends. Peace be with you all.

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