George MaixnerGeorge Maixner was born April 29, 1919 in Lankin, North Dakota, the son of Frank and Elizabeth (Kouba) Maixner. He grew up and attended school in that area.
George married Ruth Bosh in Lankin, North Dakota on November 12, 1941. George worked for the civilian conservation corps for four years. After that he joined the National Guard where he served until joining the infantry in 1943. After leaving the service in 1945, George returned to the Fargo-Moorhead area where he went to work at Carstenson's Auto Machine Shop. George worked there for 33 years until retiring in 1979. After George’s retirement he started Maixner Lawn Service with Ruth at his side helping him with lawns. George also enjoyed hunting geese and ducks and fishing with Ruth.