Max J. Van Raden, 74, of Plainfield, Iowa, died on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Max was born on December 15, 1943, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Ralph and Effie Arleen (Kriens) Van Raden. He graduated from Allison-Bristow High School in 1961. He was united in marriage to Jane Marie Hinders on June 3, 1961, at the Dumont Reformed Church in Dumont. He worked at Terex in Waverly for 37 years, retiring on February 16, 2001. Max enjoyed hunting and fishing. Together Max and Jane raised black and yellow labs and later raised German short hair pointers. He especially enjoyed his time with his family. Max is survived by his wife, Jane Van Raden of Plainfield, Iowa; a son, Llash (April) Van Raden of Keeneyville, Illinois; a daughter, Londa (Jim) Grinna of Decorah, Iowa; a son, Loran (Marlea) Van Raden of Plainfield, Iowa; and a son, Lyndon (Tammy) Van Raden of Mayville, Wisconsin; six grandchildren, Steven, Parker, Aimee, Vincent, Katelyn, and Haley; two great grandchildren, Carter and Ava; two sisters, Virginia (Kenneth) Heerts and Darla (Richard) Spier, both of Waverly; a sister-in-law, Barbara (Dave) Parker of Newell, Iowa; and a brother-in-law, Tom (Mary Ann) Hinders of Waverly, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Effie Van Raden, his father and mother-in-law, Claus and Marce Hinders and two brothers-in-law, Steven and James Hinders. There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, September 2, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the home of Loran and Marlea Van Raden. Memorials may be directed to the family. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the cremation. 319-352-1187
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