Shirley Ann Maxwell

Shirley Guthman Broderick Maxwell

February 8, 1927 – October 18, 2020


Shirley passed away in Omaha, age 93.  Preceded in death by parents, Ed and Em Guthman; husband, Johnny Broderick; husband, Russell Maxwell; and two daughters, Sara Maxwell Brown and Julie Maxwell Erlbacher.  Survived by children: Peggy (Jim) Reed, Jackie Broderick, Tom (Beth) Broderick, Barb Maxwell, and Pat (Wes) Davis; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Tuesday, October 20th from 5pm to 7pm, at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Wednesday, October 21st, 10:30am, Holy Name Catholic Church (2901 Fontenelle Blvd.)  INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to Holy Name Maxwell Family Memorial Scholarship.

To view a live broadcast of the Vigil, Mass and Graveside Services, go to and click the “View Live Service” button on the homepage.





  • Karen Overby Posted October 19, 2020 5:58 pm

    Aunt Shirley will be very missed. I loved her so much.

  • Deanne Hanson Posted October 19, 2020 6:04 pm

    Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. Your mom was a great woman. I remember all the times our parents played cards in the kitchen while we pretended to sleep in the living room. Now 3 of them can play cards in heaven. Our deepest sympathy. Deanne and Brian

  • Sandra and John Kresl Posted October 20, 2020 10:58 am

    With sympathy for your family. We pray for your family.

  • Connie Barry Gudenrath Posted October 20, 2020 1:10 pm

    My thoughts & prayers to the Maxwell family.

  • Javon Broderick Posted October 20, 2020 11:40 pm

    I love you grandma. I can remember those summers playing outside. Watching movies. Playing with my cousins. I will miss you very very much! I will miss the cards you sent for every occasion.

    I am so happy you were able to meet my son’s., your grate grandchildren.

    I wish I could be there to say a few things about you and your life.

    I have always been amazed with your resilience and strength though it your life.

    I love your


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