1924 - 2012
Maxine J. Buchite, 87, died August 18, 2012, at Dayton General
Hospital of natural causes. Maxine was born December 5,
1924, in McCracken, Kansas, to Mr. Fay McClellan and
Emmaline Lourane (Perkins) Bennett. Her parents moved
to Idaho when she was young, and later to Western
Washington when she was in her teens. Next they lived in
Grandview, Washington where she met and married David R.
Buchite. They moved to the Blue Mountains to a family homestead.
She is survived by three children, Judith L. Wright of
Waitsburg, Emma Grace Brixey and family of Dayton, David R.
Buchite of Vancouver, Washington; two sisters, Lauren Douglas
of Dayton, Lorral Heintz of Walla Walla; ten grandchildren,
Marian Wright and family of Everett, Washington, Barbara
Wright of Hope, Alaska, Tonya Wright and family of Redmond,
Oregon, Lester Literal and family of Dayton, Lisa Morrow and
family of Waitsburg, David Allan Buchite of Camas, Washington,
Corrina King and family of Vancouver, Washington, Gracie
Roberson of Vancouver, Washington, Don R. Hopkins of
Dayton, Christina Timmons and family of Colville, Washington;
twelve great-grandchildren and a large extended family. She
is preceded in death by her parents, husband David, three
brothers, one sister, one daughter Wendy Webster and one
grandson Kennard A. Literal.
A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 24,
2012, at Dayton City Cemetery. Pastor Greg Brownell of
United Brethren Church will officiate. Arrangements are
entrusted to Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, 111 S. 2nd Street,