Janet Maxeiner

Godfrey | Wednesday, September 9 2020 |

Janet Lucille (Carr) Maxeiner passed away at 11:38 am September 9th in her home with her family by her side.  She was born December 27, 1943 to Morris and Lucille (Hicks) Carr in Chicago Heights, IL.  She married Gary Hendricks June 30, 1962 and had four children.  She then married Herbert Maxeiner August 15, 1975.  Thanks to her good friend Elinor Freeman, she became an avid and prolific gardener becoming founding members of the Mississippi Valley Garden Club.  They were frequently a stop on the area flower garden tours and she was specifically fond of daylilies.  She will be missed for her spunky personality and her humor, even as her health was declining.  Surviving are a son Christopher Hendricks of Senoia GA, son Scott and Karrie (Hand) Hendricks of Godfrey IL, son-in-law Chad Parish of Godfrey IL, and a stepson Kenneth and Julita (Mercado) Maxeiner of Lake Charles LA. 

Also surviving are her grandchildren:  Sarah Hendricks of Hogansville GA, Joshua Hendricks of Grantville GA, Coltyn Parish of Alton IL, Samantha Parish of Hogansville GA, Luke Parish of Godfrey IL, Noah Parish of Godfrey IL, Annah Parish of Godfrey IL, Alex and Whitney (Ontis) Hendricks II of Kileen TX, Mandy and John Boyd of Huntsville AL (3 children), Kenneth and Amanda Maxeiner of Lake Charles LA (1 child), Nicholas Maxeiner of Lake Charles LA, Kasey Maxeiner of Lake Charles LA, and Joseph Richards of Alton IL.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Herbert Maxeiner, a daughter Diane Parish, a son Dale Hendricks, a stepson Herbert Maxeiner, and a step daughter Melissa Maxeiner, along with her brother John Carr.  She also leaves behind her beloved cats Chauncey and Sushi.  Per her request during COVID, there will be no public service, and in lieu of flowers she asks that you make all donations to the Community Hope Center of Cottage Hills, IL. An online condolence and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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