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Obituary: Roene B. Maxfield Chappell

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Roene B. Maxfield Chappell 1920 ~ 2005 KAYSVILLE - Roene B. Maxfield Chappell, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, December 31, 2005. Roene was born August 10, 1920 in Loa, Wayne County, Utah to Isaac Bennett and Mary Ramage Maxfield. She was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters. She grew up in Loa, Utah. One of her childhood friends was Austin Whitney Chappell, and they married February 27, 1939 in the Manti LDS Temple. Roene spent the World War II years building B-24 bombers in San Diego. Following the war, Roene, her husband and two children moved to Kaysville where they spent the next 50 years together, raising children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Grandma's house was a favorite retreat for all her grandkids and she always found time to make her home a haven for all who entered. Roene spent much of her life in a wheelchair, and faced her physical challenges with courage. She was supportive of her family, hard working and loyal to her many friends. She was an active member of the Kaysville 9th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Preceded in death by her husband, Austin; seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by one sister, Maggie Redding, of Las Vegas, Nevada; one son, Carl (Sue) Chappell of Orem; a daughter, Shanna (Rodney) Page of Kaysville; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Roene spent the final four years of her life at Apple Village Retirement Center in Layton, where she met many new friends. She was loved by all who knew her and was affectionately known as "Granny." Her family would like to thank the staff at Apple Village for the loving care and friendship they provided. Funeral services will be held Wed-nesday, January 4, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the Kaysville East Stake Center, 201 South 600 East. Friends and family may visit Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 N. Main Street, and Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery. Email condolences to the family at www.llm@lindquistmortuary.com