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Katherine Emma Dillon Baxter
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1909
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1982
Healdsburg
Sonoma County
California, USA

Katherine is the daughter of John Andrew Dillon and Emma Goodwill Troutman. Wife of the late Ernest Lewis Baxter of Cloverdale, California.

At the age of 16, Katherine met Ernest while attending The University of Berkeley where she was obtaining her Bachelors Degree in Reforestation. She was the first woman in California to take "mens" courses in the field.

Katherine and Ernest were married February 29th, 1928 on a leap day and only celebrated their anniversary on that day every 4 years. From this union 2 sons; Warren Ernest and Clay Baxter were born.

Katherine taught nursery school for 35 years and was a member of the horticultural society. She loved gardening and 100 plants on her property all native to California. She loved to bird watch, play Bridge and crossword puzzles. She was a very good seamstress as well as knitting and crocheting sweaters, dresses and blankets. She canned peaches and grew most of her own fruits and vegetables, she was a very good cook.

Grandma as we called her would make us playdough, let us paint, and run around her beautiful home. It was always nice to visit.




 
 
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 Parents:
  John Andrew Dillon (1876 - 1952)
  Emma Goodwill Troutman Dillon (1877 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Ernest Lewis Baxter (1904 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Warren Ernest Baxter (1935 - 2008)*
  Clay Baxter (1940 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frances Helen Dillon (1901 - 1986)*
  Robert Troutman Dillon (1904 - 1986)*
  Arthur John Dillon (1906 - 1925)*
  Katherine Emma Dillon Baxter (1909 - 1982)
  Donald Goodwill Dillon (1916 - 1998)*
  Sarabeth Dillon Anderson (1918 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Created by: Deborah (Baxter) Fink
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53270693
Katherine Emma <i>Dillon</i> Baxter
Added by: Deborah (Baxter) Fink
 
 
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Happy Birthday Grandma.
- Deborah (Baxter) Fink
 Added: Jul. 6, 2015

- Tiffany Fly
 Added: Jun. 1, 2015
Sending Irish Kisses. Love you.
- Deborah (Baxter) Fink
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
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