Maxine Velma Larison, age 82, of Alma, Nebraska, formerly of Orleans, Nebraska passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Colonial Villa Good Samaritan Center, of Alma, Nebraska. She was born to Jimmy & Agnes (Picreaux) Shearer on July 11, 1934 at Norton County, Kansas. She was raised in northeast Norton County and attended school at Almena, Kansas. She married Wayne L. Larison on July 19, 1952 at Phillipsburg, Kansas. To this union three children were born; Tim, Jim, & Jodi. They made their home on a farm 11 miles south of Orleans, Nebraska where they farmed and ranched. She would move to Colonial Villa in Alma in 2015. She enjoyed cooking and most everything was made from scratch. She helped around the farm and took care of her grandchildren whenever she was asked. She attended the United Methodist Church of long Island, Kansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wayne, brothers Leroy, Harold, Irwin (Ike), sisters Lucille, Edna, Alta, Esther, & Leona, brother and sister-in-law Raymond & Merna Larison. She is survived by sons Tim and wife Janet Larison of Long Island, Kansas, Jim & wife Tina Larison of Alma, Nebraska, and Daughter: Jodi and husband Kurtis Wolfe of Hays, Kansas; 10 Grandchildren 12 Great Grandchildren. Condolences and personal reflections may be sent to wenburgfuneralhome.com Viewing and visitation will be Friday, November 25, 2016 from 4 PM till 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM at the United Methodist Church in Long Island, Kansas with Pastor Ted Stapleton, officiating. Interment will be at Woodruff Cemetery at Woodruff, Kansas. Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.