Muriel Gene Maddox, 97, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 in her home at Ox Bow Assisted Living in Ashland, Nebraska surrounded by her family.
Born Muriel Gene Thomas in southern Iowa on August 15, 1920. She was the youngest of 8. She cared for her own mother until her death before marrying and eventually settling in Iowa where she worked and raised her children. After retirement, she moved to Nebraska to be closer to the majority of her family.
Muriel will be greatly missed by her surviving children Connie (Russ) Backoff of Clovis, New Mexico, Candice (Carl) Steimle of Panama, Nebraska, Carla (late Don) Sittner of Lincoln, Daniel (Deb) Maddox Jr. of Marshalltown, Iowa, and Dennis (Mary) Maddox of Portsmouth, Iowa. Also experiencing her loss are her 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. They will all remember her great love for her family, sweets, puzzles and butterflies.
Muriel was preceded by her daughter, Christie (late Stan) Christiansen, a grandson, 7 siblings and 2 sons-in-law.
According to her wishes, there will be no visitation or services.