James Earl Maxwell, 1927-2014
Jim passed away peacefully, Sunday, July 20, '14, with his son, Jim and friends at his side, after a very short illness. He was born to Earl J. Maxwell, Judge, and Dorothy, former, Dayton's model. He is predeceased by his sister Audrey, and wife Donna of 49 years. Jim and Donna lived most of their life in Minnesota with their four children, Deborah, Jimmy, Jeff and Scott. He had eight grandchildren, Peter, Jessica and Jaime Grones, JJ and Jamie Maxwell, Jenny and Joey Maxwell, and Scott Maxwell Jr. Great Grandchildren: Reuben Farrens, and Serena and Sonia Torrance. He will be missed by his daughter in laws; Pam and Darla Maxwell, and son in laws: Dick Grones and Joe Javadzadeh. Jim was a successful businessman with interests spanning the globe from Minneapolis to Monaco, Sudan and Ethiopia. He lived his life as every man would want. He was a famous horsemen, has ridden a King’s horses and has even showed some Sudanese Tribesmen that he could ride camels as well as them, (on a deal of course.) He was very generous, and everyone that knew him was captivated by his charisma and head of hair! He moved to The Villages, FL 3 yrs ago, and is survived by his good friends, Ida Curtis, Ed and Jean Lopez, and many more. We will miss him, but take comfort in his peaceful passing. RIP Jim. Donations may be made to the email@example.com (Equine Sanctuary) Celebrating his life at Baker Wilderness Lodge, October 8, Maple Plain, Minnesota. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.