Source: News-Journal, September 12, 2007

Maxine R. Domer (1915-2007)

Maxine R. Domer, 91, of Cary, North Carolina, died Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 1:45pm at the home of her daughter. She was born December 31, 1915 in Macy, Indiana to Rhoda (Craig) Usher.

She married Phil M. Domer in August of 1941; he was killed in World War II on August 30, 1944. Maxine was a 1933 graduate of James Whitcomb Riley High School in South Bend. She attended Business College in South Bend, and graduated magna Cum laude from Manchester college in North Manchester in 1940. Maxine received her Master's Degree in History from Indiana University in 1951, and did doctoral work at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Maxine was a History Professor at Manchester College, North Manchester from 1940-64; Special Assistant to the Dean of International Affairs at Columbia University, New York from 1964-68, and History Professor at County College of Morris, Morristown, New Jersey, from 1968-83.

She is survived by her son, Michael David (Meredith) Domer of Eaton Rapids, Michigan; her daughter, Rhoda-Kathleen Domer Miller of Cary; five grandchildren, Michael Miller of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Heath (Maureen) Miller of Jackson, Wyoming, Cameron (Douglas) DeCesare of Apex, North Carolina, Emilie Domer of New York, New York, and Zachary Domer of Portland, Oregon; four great-grandchildren, Finley and Angus Miller, both of Jackson, Wyoming, and Caelyn and Riley Katherine DeCesare, both of Apex, North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her sister.

Graveside services were held at Gaerte Cemetery, Macy, Indiana, on Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 3:00pm. Burial was in Gaerte Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana.

Preferred memorial is the National Wildlife Federation.