Maxine’s Story

Site created on September 24, 2018

Haven't been on here for awhile, so we're hoping this still works.


Maxine Katterhagen passed away last night, Thursday November 11, 2021. She peacefully died in her sleep at home. For the past few months she has been dealing with extreme chronic pain with her back as well as other health issues. We believe her body just finally had enough and couldn't go on. 


Because this just happened, we are still processing this. Trying to figure out next steps. We will be going to the funeral home today to make arrangements. We appreciate all of the love and support we have been getting. Please feel free to text or call and leave a message, we will return calls when we can.  We will update this page with details on the upcoming funeral service which will likely be via Zoom, and any other information. 


We are comforted with the thought that she is at peace now, and are looking forward to seeing her again with the hope of the resurrection. 


"Do not be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be anxious, for I am your God. I will fortify you, yes, I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness.’"  (Isaiah 42:10.)


~ Pat, Bryanna, & Candace

Newest Update

Journal entry by Bryanna Watkins

Maxine Katterhagen, 64, passed away peacefully in her home in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on November 11, 2021. Maxine was born on September 22, 1957, to Nancy and Henry Ring. Maxine was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and an active member of her congregation. She enjoyed telling others about the earthly hope she believed in. She is survived by her husband of 30 years Patrick Katterhagen, son Robert Olive of Branch, Mississippi, daughter Candace Browman of Hudson, Wisconsin, daughter Natalie Browman of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, daughter Bryanna Watkins and husband Austin Watkins of Hudson, Wisconsin, granddaughters Aisha and Nyema, and grandson Preston; also by her two brothers Dennis Ring of Chippewa Falls, WI, and Kenneth Ring of Eau Claire, WI. She will be greatly missed, but the love she shared will continue to live on in our memories. 

Memorial services will be held via Zoom video conference on Saturday November 20th, 2021 at 1:00pm. Contact the family directly for the link to join. 

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