Gillies Funeral Chapel


Max Wolf

September 3, 1935 ~ March 2015

Family viewing: Gillies Funeral Chapel, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

Graveside service: Brigham City Cemetery at 12:00 p.m.


Brigham City- Max Wolf was born September 3, 1935 in Muncie, Indiana to Ruth and Dudley Wolf. He met (Arlene) Joan Lawson while they were working in Yellowstone the summer of 1957. They were married six weeks later in Logan, Utah. They are the parents of three children, Laurie Nester, John (Connie) Wolf and Joey (Marica) Wolf. He has many grandchildren and great grandchildren, each one is his favorite. After he retired from Hill Air Force Base he became the favorite bus driver of many children. Young people were drawn to him and he has many wonderful memories from being their scout master, little league coach, and friend. He became “Pa” to all those who were in the Special Needs class with his grandson, Brandon. A memorable time in their life was the four years Max and Joan served a mission at the Intermountain Indian School where the students enjoyed his humor and acceptance. He lifted the spirits of the residents of Pioneer Nursing Home with his special touch during the seven years he and Joan were part of the Sustaining Branch there. People were drawn to him and he to them. He never met a stranger and never had an enemy. His never ending teasing, cheerful disposition, and total acceptance made everyone around him feel loved, comfortable, and safe. We knew that when he was there, everything would be okay. We spent many beautiful, memorable days camping out as a family. He is the hub of our family. We know he will be watching over us and with his passing we will still be okay until we are all together again. A family viewing will be held at Gillies Funeral Chapel, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. A graveside service will be held at the Brigham City Cemetery at 12:00 p.m.


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I will miss you Max. Friends are forever and my Prayers are being sent to your Beautiful and Eternal Family. That they will have Peace and Comfort.Rest in peace my FRIEND.

LaRue Wise


Arlene, please know that my heart is with you. You are a forever friend even though we don't see each other. Max was such a good guy. Love you

Barcy Burns


Joan and family, My heart is sad in the loss of Max. I can not think of a more gentle, loving spirit than he. I know he is in the arms of our heavenly father. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love,

Lana Hicks


Our hearts go out to the Wolf family and my dear cousin Joan. My mother would be sad.

Doug Allton


I am sorry for your loss, I first met Max driving bus. He loved joking and teasing the unexperienced drivers, which I got often! I enjoyed becoming his friend and co-worker, but the best was watching him with Brandon. I would drop Brandon off at "Pa's" the love between those "boys" just made my day! You are super Grandparents. I hope you find comfort from all your wonderful memories, Max will be missed by many.

Kathy Eddings


To all of Max's Family,
We at the School Bus Office just want you to know what a joy Max was. We have fond memories of him from when he was driving and when we would drop Brandon off to him. Max was a good man. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. He will be missed. We did not hear about his passing until Wed.

Love from the Other Bus Drivers


Joan & Family,
So sad to hear of your loss of Max.  My prayers are with you & your family during this time of great sorrow. May God bless all your family.

Gerri Boyce




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