Maxine C. Levan

September 28, 1933November 19, 2020

Maxine C. Levan, 87, of Davenport, IA, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Davenport Lutheran Home.

Private services will be held and she will be laid to rest in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Memorials in her honor may be made to your favorite charity. Online condolences may be expressed at

Maxine was born September 28, 1933, to James and Orpha (Reser) Fry in Ava, MO. She was united in marriage to Albert John Levan on May 28, 1949. Sadly he passed away in September, 2018. She worked for many years in the kitchen at St. Luke’s Hospital (Genesis East, Davenport).

Those left to cherish her memory are sons, Garry (Dotti) Levan of Baltimore, MD, and Kenneth (Brenda) Levan of Bettendorf, IA; daughter, Debbie (Gary) Bice of Greensboro, AL; grandchildren: Michelle, Teresa, Krissy, Kenny, Jay, Shane, and Patrick; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and brother, Sam Fry of Ave, MO.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Albert John, and fourteen brothers and sisters.


  • James Fry, Father
  • Orpha (Reser) Fry, Mother (deceased)
  • Albert John Levan, Husband (deceased)
  • Garry Levan (Dotti), Son
  • Kenneth Levan (Brenda), Son
  • Debbie Bice (Gary), Daughter
  • Sam Fry, Brother
  • Also left to cherish her memory are grandchildren: Michelle, Teresa, Krissy, Kenny, Jay, Shane, and Patrick; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

    She was also preceded in death by fourteen brothers and sisters.

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  • Kenny Levan, Pallbearer
  • Shane Levan, Pallbearer
  • Patrick Bice, Pallbearer
  • Jay Bice, Pallbearer
  • Ryan Bales, Pallbearer
  • Brandon Jones, Pallbearer


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Julie Alejandro

November 22, 2020

On behalf of the nursing home staff we send our condolences to the family we also are very saddened of the passing of our dearest Maxine we all loved her so very much she had beautiful hair that we made sure she looked beautiful daily especially when Amber K did her braids we loved her smile every time she smiled it made us smile we loved her personality loved it when she would be in a feisty mood we loved it when she would talk to us even if it didn’t make sense we loved and cared for her daily none of us knew much if anything about Maxine and her past but that’s ok we knew her as she was when she came to us and we are very grateful to have been a part of her life whether she knew it or not and we’re very grateful she was a part of ours we all will cherish our memories of her

Scott Laing

November 21, 2020

Debbie, Ken, & Gary...
I remember your mom well. She was always so good to us kids as we were growing up and finding our way at the church in Bettendorf. My deepest sympathy to you and your families!

Shenna Wilson

November 21, 2020

I am deeply saddened to read of Maxine's passing. May God comfort your family as only he can.

I have very fond memories of working with Maxine at St Luke's (Genesis East) She became my children's honorary Memaw during my years there.


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