Maxine Murray Kimball, age 73, passed over unexpectedly on November 10, 2020 at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, virtually surrounded by her family.
She was born on May 3, 1947 in Rutland, the daughter of John Rockwell and Helen (Belock) Murray. She attended Brandon area schools and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Charter Oak College, New Britain, CT.
In 1964, Maxine married her high school sweetheart, Wally (Rob) Kimball and spent 55 years with him, raising their three children. He passed away on February 10, 2019.
Max worked in the office at the former Brandon Training School from 1978 to 1984, then for Goodrich Corporation, Vergennes, VT. She retired in 2009 from Goodrich after 25 years of service. She enjoyed history, traveling, writing, genealogy research, reading and movies. Maxine enjoyed learning new things, especially historical facts. She was an avid reader on many subjects and always had a book in progress on her Nook, and an audio book in her car. She also enjoyed online exchange of information and emailed several friends and relatives often.
Maxine was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Wallace Kimball, a brother, Shannon Murray and her parents as well as a brother-in-law Raymond Campeau. She is survived by a daughter, Christine McLelland and her husband, Rob, of Denver, Colorado, two sons, Jason Kimball of Brandon and Aaron Kimball of Middlebury, and four beautiful grandchildren: Kenzie and Delaney McLelland, and Tyler and Jarran Kimball, as well as two sisters, Carol Colp and her husband Scott Williams of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Ava Campeau of Whitehall, NY. She is also survived by her partner, Brad Michner of Moriah, NY.
Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT in the Kimball family plot.