Maxine K. LeBlanc, 81, Woodstock, formerly of Carpentersville, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at JourneyCare Hospice Inpatient Care Unit in Woodstock surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 13, 1932, in Chicago to Verner and Katherine (Sliz) Johnson.
On July 25, 1953, she married Rudy J. LeBlanc.
She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Carpentersville.
She worked for a time as a secretary for Illinois Bell Telephone Company. She enjoyed doing crafts, painting ceramics and singing in the church women’s choir.
Most of all, she loved being involved in her children’s and grandchildren’s activities. She also enjoyed volunteering as a room mother and no matter what the activity, she always was there to lend a helping hand. Her family was her life, and she will truly be missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include two daughters, Constance (William) Soucek and Vicki (Gary) Woytko; two sons, Steven (Bettina) LeBlanc and Jason (Cathy) LeBlanc; nine grandchildren, Katie (Kyle) Schultz, Andrea Soucek, Joseph Soucek, Christine (Matt) Miller, Jessica Woytko, David Woytko, Garrett LeBlanc, Samantha LeBlanc and Allison LeBlanc; and four great-grandchildren, Tess Schultz, Abby Schultz, Hudson Soucek and Sophia Miller.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and many other relatives and very dear friends.
A memorial and funeral Mass were Aug.1 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Woodstock.
Interment was private.
Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.
Memorials can be made to any charity of the donor’s choice.