Obituary notice in the Bay City Times dated July, 1944 read: "The Rev. Daniel W. Maxson, a minister in Bay County for a period of 58 years, passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of his son, Charles, in Mt. Forest after an illness of one week. Mr. Maxson was born in Canada, November 22, 1852, and moved here at the age of four. He had been at resident of Bay County for 84 years and was pastor of the Daniel's Band church, headquarters of which are in Marine City. Surviving are nine children, five sons, A. W. Maxson of Bay City; Charles and John, both of Mt. Forest; Morris and Edward, both of Midland; four daughters, Mrs. Robert Linton, of Alabama; Mrs. Walter Lovell, of Gary, Ind.; Mrs. William James, of East Chicago; and Mrs. William Guillette, of Mt. Forest. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at one o'clock at the residence of Charles Maxson, Mt. Forest, and at 2 o'clock at the Mt. Forest Community church. The Rev. Horace Heath will officate and burial will be in the Mt. Forest cemetey."