Maxine Lee: July 17, 1941 – Feb. 28, 2022

Maxine Idamae Lee (Ruckel), 80, of Springfield, Ore. passed away on Feb. 28, 2022 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Maxine was born in Wichita, Kan. to Francis and Margaret Ruckel on July 17, 1941. She grew up in Riddle, Ore. and graduated from Riddle High School in 1959. She married Wilford Lee of Myrtle Creek, Ore. on May 22, 1960. Early in her career, she worked as a secretary for Roseburg Lumber. In 1966, she and Wilford moved to Springfield, where she worked at the University of Oregon Law School as an administrative . . .