Delight Yvonne Grohar Maxfield


(Aug. 13, 2004)

Word has been received here of the Aug. 13 death in Idaho Falls, Idaho, of the death of a former Powell school teacher, Delight Yvonne (Kearney) Grohar Maxfield, 78.

She was born May 2, 1926, in Salt Creek to Marshall M. Kearney and Mary Lou Saathoff Kearney. She attended schools in Midwest, graduating from Midwest High School, and later from the University of Wyoming in 1947.

She married Peter Grohar of Rock Springs on June 25, 1949, at Buffalo. The couple lived in Rock Springs, Midwest and Powell. She taught school at Reliance and Powell for 18 years. Mr. Grohar died March 25, 1967.

On Aug. 4, 1972, she married Donald Maxfield of Idaho Falls. She was a partner with her husband in Don's Service Station and Equipment there for 25 years.

She enjoyed fishing, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, travel and driving. She raised beautiful roses.

Survivors include her husband, Don Maxfield of Idaho Falls; two stepdaughters, Nancy (Steve) Lee of Belgium and Vicky (Todd) Schweickardt of Silverdale, Wash.; a sister, Gail (Ray) Gossett of Riverton; two nephews, Larry Zampedri and David Gossett; and two nieces, Shelby (Michael) Carlson and Gwendolyn (Donald) Harris.

She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband.

At her request, she was cremated, and no service has held.