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Maxine L. Homan

Maxine L. Homan

Maxine L. Homan, age 89, of Devils Lake, ND (formerly of Mitchell, SD) died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Heartland Care Center, in Devils Lake, ND. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at St. Marys Episcopal Church with burial at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM to 8 PM, Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Will Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7:00 PM.

Maxine L. Berry, daughter of Charles and Pearletta (Allen) Berry, was born May 31, 1924 in Walker, MN. She attended school and graduated in LaPorte, MN in 1942. During wartime she worked as a welder in shipyards in Portland, OR. Maxine then returned to Walker, MN and was employed at the Silver Dollar Club.

She was united in marriage with Francis "Bud" Homan on February 20, 1946 in Des Moines, IA. The couple purchased the Brig from the Airbase in Mitchell and started the Brig Restaurant in 1946. In 1951 the restaurant was relocated to its current location.They sold the Brig Restaurant in 1971. Maxine was a member of St. Marys Episcopal Church and sang in the choir, the Elks Lodge, the VFW, and former member of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her daughter, Julie Limerick, San Diego, CA; son, Barry (Kim) Homan, Devils Lake, ND; five grandchildren, Rebecca Limerick, Andria Homan, Brianna Prickett, Brady Homan and Jaci Homan; three great grandchildren; a sister, Delores Stedman, Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis "Bud" Homan; a son, Brian Homan; a daughter, Susan Homan; her parents; four brothers; and three sisters.