Maxine Erdmann

June 22, 1934 - July 21, 2022

Maxine T. Erdmann, 88, of Nodine, MN, passed away on July 21, 2022, at Winona Health, surrounded by the love of her family,

Maxine T ErdmannMaxine Theoline was born June 22, 1934, to Louie and Clara (Olstad) Roalsvig in Watford City, ND. She was raised on a farm near Arnegard, ND. She graduated in 1952 from Arnegard High School, where she played basketball, and that instilled her love of the game her whole life. In October 1952, she met Ervin Erdmann, a Minnesota German. On December 30, 1952, they were married and began their 50-year adventure. Ervin passed away May 20, 2003.

Maxine is survived by her seven children, Patricia (Jeff) Steinfeldt, Daniel (Laurie) Erdmann, Jeffrey (Rachel) Erdmann, Paula (Don) Dingfelder, Randolph (Brenda) Erdmann, Sarah (Steve) Bartz and Amy (Andy) Wetzel; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren, with another arriving in September, and her sister, Judith Curl of Beach, ND.

She was predeceased by her husband; her parents; in-laws, Herman and Theresa Erdmann; sister, Adeline Stoveland; brothers-in-law, Norman Stoveland and Gerald Curl, and nephews, David Curl, and Dale Curl.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Ridgeway, MN. Pastor Jason Threlkeld will officiate. Burial will follow in Bush Cemetery in Ridgeway. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church and again on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The family encourages those attending to kindly wear masks.

Memorials, in lieu flowers, can be directed to Grace Ev. Lutheran Church in Ridgeway or St. John’s Lutheran School in Nodine.

Maxine fiercely loved her family, animals in all shapes and forms but especially cats, dogs, goats, donkeys and horses.

As her 3-year-old great-granddaughter said, “She is in Heaven with her goats and Jesus.”

The family would like to extend their gratitude for the wonderful care given to their mother by the staff at St. Anne’s Extended Healthcare third andn fourth floors, Winona Health ER, ICU and Med-Surge floor.

Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services of La Crescent is assisting the family.