|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1937|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2010|
Madeline, 72, of St. Louis, MI passed away on Sunday, at Gratiot Medical Center, Alma, MI after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alma, MI on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Rev. Fr. Kevin Maksym will officiate.
Madeline was born in Wayne City, Michigan, the daughter of Mark and Marie (Johnson) Grattidge. She was a graduate of Midland High School class of 1957. She married the love of her life, James Edward Baxter on November 21, 1959 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Louis. Jim passed away on February 12, 2002. Madeline was a lifelong resident of St. Louis. Her family and friends were very important to her. Madeline was a homemaker. She loved gardening, and always looked forward to the "get together club". Madeline was also the Bethany Twp. Treasurer for many years. She and Jim had a passion for dancing, and loved to go with their family and friends. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alma, MI.
She is survived by her son Mark Baxter of Washington, 2 daughters; Terri and Dave Rhoades of St. Louis, MI, Tina and Scot Wallace of Germfask, MI, 3 grandsons; Jason Rhoades of St. Louis, MI, Ryan Rhoades of St. Louis, MI, Nathan Baxter of Washington, in laws; Ted Baxter of Charlotte, MI, William and Karel Baxter of Alma, MI, Gary and Jan Baxter of St. Louis, MI, Chuck and Bev Baxter of St. Louis, MI, Dave and Pam Baxter of Chattanooga, TN, Laura and David Stensrud of Florida, Ginny and Jerry Plaxton of Lansing, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Jim.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund of Gratiot County. the family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes St. Louis Chapel St. Louis, Michigan.
James Edward Baxter (1932 - 2002)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Apr 26, 2010
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