Maxine May Oatis of Phoenix, Arizona, born December 13, 1917 in Laramie, Wyoming, peacefully passed away March 15, 2009 at the age of 91. Maxine will be remembered in the hearts of many as a wife, mother, grandmother, and as a dear friend. Maxine enjoyed an incredible number of years working as a legal secretary, mastering the art of shorthand, creating a family, long-lasting friendships, and most memorably, sharing her love for hearing and playing music will all who entered her life. Her songs will play on forever in our hearts, and we rest easy knowing she has found true peace. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 21st, 10:00 am at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. In lieu of flowers please send donations in memory of Maxine to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St. Phoenix, 85014.