Alta "Toots" Maxted
October 4, 2018
Alta Elizabeth "Toots" Maxted, age 89, of Washington, died Friday, September 28, 2018, quietly in her sleep.
Alta was born May 14, 1929, in Kimball, Nebraska to Truman Orison (T.O.) and Effie Mae (Hill) Sandridge and graduated from Kimball High School in 1947. On August 20, 1947, Alta married Merle Maxted in Kimball, Nebraska. Alta and Merle were life-long farmers, raising wheat, corn and sunflowers. They worked farms near Kimball, Nebraska, in South Dakota and in western Iowa until retiring to Sigourney in 1993. Alta was a member of the Sigourney United Methodist Church and Aspasia Chapter...