HOLDREGE — Maxine Elizabeth Melroy, 99, of Holdrege died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Holdrege Memorial Homes.

Celebration of life services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Holdrege with Chaplain Kathy Doiel and Brad Perry officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Home Cemetery near Holdrege.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege with the family present 6-7:30 p.m.

She was born Sept. 14, 1920, in Orchard and was adopted by Carl E. and Nella M. (Kaminkey) Pelander.

On Oct. 17, 1942, she married Willard D. Melroy. He died Nov. 17, 1979.

Survivors include her sons, Mike Melroy of Morgantown, W.Va., and Dennis Melroy of Pratt, Kan.; half-sister, Verna Woodrum of Mount Vernon, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

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