Maxine R. Kiewiet

Aug 27, 2019
Kiewiet Maxine news


10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Hope City Church (118 High Street, Waterloo)     


One hour prior to services at the church     


Private family burial at Garden of Memories


UnityPoint Hospice


Maxine R. Kiewiet, age 92, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Rosewood Estate of natural causes.

She was born on December 16, 1926 in Waterloo, the daughter of Oscar and Lucile (McMillan) Thorp.  

She graduated from Waterloo East High with the class of 1945. 

Maxine married Clarence Kiewiet on June 29, 1947 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on December 6, 1999. 

She was primarily a homemaker but had held various jobs throughout the Cedar Valley in her younger years.

Maxine was a former member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. 

She enjoyed watching women’s sports, especially the Iowa Hawkeyes. She also enjoyed dancing and cruising. Maxine absolutely loved watching any event in which her grandchildren participated. 

Survivors include her son, Kevin (Heather) Kiewiet of Evansdale; two daughters, Dava (Dan) Boller and Becky Landers both of Waterloo; ten grandchildren, Brielle Kiewiet, Brooklyn Kiewiet, Alivia Nation, Brock Kiewiet, Alexis (Brandon) Eighmey, Jason (Lieta) Boller, Jared (Stacey) Boller, Jon Boller, Amy Landers, and Michael (Katie) Landers; eight great-grandchildren, Alex Landers, Ben Williams, Ava Jones, Allyson Landers, Andrew Landers, Arlo Boller, Eisley Boller, and Weston Boller; a great-great-granddaughter, Stella Jean Landers; and two sisters, Shirley Schroeder and Sharon (Dan) Kuhlmann both of Sumner.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband; a grandson, Ryan Landers; and seven siblings, Pearl Dewater, Elberta Freeman, Kenneth Thorp, Kendrick Thorp, Robert Thorp, Charlotte Ashton, and Larry Thorp in infancy.  

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  1. Susan pelton-drew | Sep 03, 2019
    dava-so sorry for your loss. Susan Pelton-Drew
  2. Dick Dewater | Sep 02, 2019

     Aunt Maxine was one of my favorite Aunts and a good friend and sister to my Mother Pearl.

    Mac was always bright and cheerful whenever I saw her.  

  3. Mike McDonald | Sep 02, 2019

    Kevin- Dava- Becky

    Sorry to hear about your mom.  Like most moms of that generation, she was the strength and stability of the family.  Had some great chats with her when I would come to town to see my mom.  2 tiny hard working ladies dedicated to their families.  It was a good neighborhood to grow up.  Wishing you and your families strength and the best in the future.

  4. Sue Neebel | Sep 01, 2019


    My condolences for the loss of your mom.

    Prayers for you and your family. 

    Sue (Wightman) Neebel

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