Obituary for Coleen Maxwell

Coleen Maxwell, of Pima, entered into eternity in the evening hours of June 1, 2020.  Coleen was born on Oct. 17, 1937, in Pima, to parents Glen Palmer and Clara Cosper Palmer.

Coleen married Richard Maxwell on March 14, 1986, and they brought their families together making a large happy family, with children, Glenda, Marla, Robert, Carol, and Rick. 

Coleen enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and gardening, in fact, she was a certified Master Gardener.

Coleen Maxwell

She is survived by her children, Glenda (Don) Johnson, Marla (George) Bauman, and Robert (Sherrol) Sloan; her stepdaughter, Carol Shosted; her stepson, Rick (Judy) Maxwell, and her uncle, Bill Cosper. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, and her loving pet Shih Tzus; Missy Girl, Little Guy, Beau Beau, and granddogs, Cosmo and Stubby.

Coleen is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Maxwell, and her siblings, Helen Lewis, Cosper Palmer, and Larry Palmer.

A visitation will be held Thursday, June 11, at the McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel, beginning at 9 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the Thatcher Cemetery following services.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended to

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