|Mary E. Baxter|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Monday, February 04, 2013 11:20 AM|
May 31, 1930 -February 1, 2013
Mary E. Baxter, of Spencerville, died at 6:54 a.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born May 1, 1930 to George and Germaine (Strayer) Suever, who preceded her in death.
On June 16, 1950, she was united in marriage to William C. Baxter who preceded her in death on July 24, 2010.
Survivors include her children; one son, William C. (Pam) Baxter II of Delphos; one daughter, Susan (Dave) Casemier of Delphos; four sisters, Jean Miller of Ada, Jane (Gene) Youngpeter of Spencerville, Shirley Strayer of Lima and Joyce (Ron) Brenneman of Delphos; one brother, Paul (Sondra) Strayer of Spencerville; four grandchildren, Wesley (Erin) Baxter, Bradley (Ashley) Baxter, Jonathon (Michelle) Casemier and Jessica (Doug) Rudasill; seven great-grandchildren, Boone and Alecta Baxter, Trace and Malin Casemier and Brayden, Lea and Ty Rudasill.
Mrs. Baxter was a volunteer and presiding judge for the Marion Township Election Board. She was also a home maker. Mary was a member of Morris Chapel Church, Elida Garden Club and Happy Hours Garden Club. She was a kind-hearted, giving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Her greatest joy was supporting her family with her love and presence. She was a gifted gardener, willing to share any of her flowers, plants and produce. She truly appreciated her time on this earth and the glory of nature and all its creatures.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church with Reverend David Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Angels for Animals.
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