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Obituary: Travis F. Maxey

As received from the Memorial Chapel:

 Travis F. Maxey, 52, a resident of Houghton passed away Friday November 12, 2021, at the UP Health – Marquette Hospital with his fiancé Vicki Lindell by his side.

     He was born on September 12, 1969, in Sheboygan, WI, a son of the late Wayne and Josephine (Miller) Maxey.  Travis was raised in the Sheboygan area and attended North High School.

     He was united in marriage to the former Tammy Stapleford.  The couple moved to L’Anse where they owned and operated a Hot Tub Store and ran a pet store. They moved to Hancock and Travis began a career working for the move Theater’s.  He was a Projectionist and assistant Manager of the Lodge and Pic Theaters before becoming the manager of the Roger’s Cinema’s at the Copper Country Mall.  He then worked as the maintenance person for the Anthony Street Apartments in Hancock until his health issues forced an early retirement.

     Travis enjoyed playing darts in the various leagues for many years with the Up Hill 41 team and the Bleachers Team.  Travis was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and often enjoyed inviting friends over for the game to watch and have a few beers.

     Preceding him in death were his parents and his brothers: Rusty and Gary and an infant sister Cindy

     Surviving are:

            His fiancé: Vicki Lindell of Houghton

            His son: Brandon Maxey of L’Anse

            His brother: Danny (Tammy) Maxey of Cheboygan, WI

            Several nieces, nephews and cousins

     A graveside service for Travis will be held later this spring in the Forest Hill Cemetery of Houghton.

     To view Travis’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.

     The Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Service of Hancock has been assisting the family with the arrangements. 

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