Maxine M. Stepanek, 75, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City following a lengthy illness. Visitation was held March 30. Interment will be at Linwood Cemetery at a later date.
Local survivors include Cody Willman of Swisher.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Evaline Burns; her siblings, Bob, Larry and Earl; and her son, Scott. Maxine was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Muscotah, Kan. She retired from the Cedar Rapids Post Office in 1992. She was a volunteer at Mercy Medical Center. Maxine was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to the Cedar Valley Humane Society in memory of Maxine. Please sign the online guest book at www.murdochfuneralhome.com  under obituaries.