|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1905|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1960|
Funeral services for William R. Baxter, 55, of 1421 S. Lammers St., who died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday at Proctor Hospital where he had been a patient since Nov. 19, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Davison Funeral home.
The Rev. K. Richard Schliepsick of Christ Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today.
Mr. Baxter formerly operated the Hideaway Tavern on Laramie street for eight years before ill health forced him to retire in May of this year. Earlier he had been a machinist at the Keystone Steel & Wire Co., for 10 years. He was a member of Peoria Aerie 265, FOE, and Abingdon Lodge 185, AF & AM, at Abingdon. Born in Iowa Aug. 3, 1905, he was a son of William and Elizabeth Rodgers Baxter, and married Goldie B. Lance in Peoria April 20, 1925.
Surviving are his wife; his mother; one daughter, Mrs. Joyce Collins; two sons, Phillip Baxter and William Baxter, all of Peoria; five sisters, Mrs. Helen Whitney of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Margaret Wright of Oklahoma City, Okla., Mrs. Ruth McKinney of Maysville, Okla., Mrs. Maxine Matayo of Canton and Mrs. Shirley Davis of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, Neil Baxter of Canton and Kenneth G. Baxter of Normal, and six grandchildren. Four sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.
William W Baxter (1868 - 1958)
Elizabeth Russell Rodgers Baxter (1881 - 1964)
Goldie Belle Lance Baxter (1902 - 1967)
William Charles Baxter (1939 - 1969)*
Grace Baxter (1903 - 1916)*
William Robert Baxter (1905 - 1960)
Ruth E Baxter McKinney (1910 - 1997)*
Lucille Esbell Baxter (1916 - 1917)*
Maxine Baxter Matayo (1920 - 2011)*
Created by: JeepGirl2010
Record added: Oct 05, 2011
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