I continue to enjoy music and playing the piano for my
own pleasure and for church, my mother’s care facility
and special events.
Bill and I have three sons and ten grandchildren. We
are retired and hope to do some traveling to visit family
We are looking forward to the reunion and visiting
friends from a half-century ago.
Paula Baird Maxheimer
Since graduating from Chaffey in 1961, I have worked as an
administrative assistant for physicians, psychologists and
most recently a specialty advertising company.
My husband, Bill, and I moved from Southern California to
my grandparents’ farm near Rogersville, MO (near
Springfield, MO) in 1980.
The farm was designated a Missouri Century Farm--since the
property was homesteaded in 1858 and owned by our family
for over 100 years. Soon after moving in, we completed
several remodeling projects to a farmhouse that had been
added to several times in years past. We have had quite an
adventure adapting from suburban California to the farming
community in rural Missouri. We have raised a few of the
more traditional farm animals: cows, pigs, rabbits, turkeys, a
goat, horses and chickens and even raised emus for a time.
We have a large pond stocked with catfish, bluegill and
|Paula (Baird) Maxheimer 2011