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Donald Lou Buxton
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1917
Winnebago
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1994
Harlingen
Cameron County
Texas, USA

Don Buxton was the brother of Winona, Gladys, James, Claud and Robert Buxton.

He married Betty Patricia Smith of Bellingham, WA on June 20, 1945.

He was the father of one son and three daughters.

He was the grandfather of seven grandchildren. Five more grandchildren were born after his death.
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1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Donald Buxton
Birth Year: abt 1918
Birthplace: Minnesota.
Home in 1920: Harvard, Clay, Nebraska
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Montrose Buxton
Father's Birthplace: Iowa
Mother's name: May C Buxton
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Able to read: Yes; Able to Write: Yes
Household Members:
Montrose Buxton 45
May C Buxton 36
Wyona Buxton 18
Gladdis Buxton 16
Janes Buxton 13
Claud Buxton 8
Robert Buxton 4
Donald Buxton 2

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Donald Buxton
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1917
Birthplace: Minnesota
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Corvallis, Benton, Oregon
Street: N 12th Street
House Number: 209
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Eugene, Oregon
Residence in 1935: Eugene, Oregon
Household Members:
Mae Buxton (59)
Donald Buxton (23)

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Don was a devout Christian. He knew and lived the words of the Bible. He wouldn't want to miss this opportunity to witness in faith: "Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. According to the Lord's own word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left till the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage each other with these words." 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Montrose Buxton (1874 - 1932)
  Caroline Mae Goldner Buxton (1882 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Patricia Smith Buxton (1918 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Winona Louise Buxton Dickinson (1901 - 1999)*
  Gladys Mae Buxton Wiltse (1903 - 1995)*
  James Montrose Buxton (1906 - 1972)*
  Claude Elmo Buxton (1912 - 1991)*
  Robert Edward Buxton (1915 - 2005)*
  Donald Lou Buxton (1917 - 1994)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PHM2 US Navy
 
Burial:
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens
Hazleton
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Hooked On Family
Record added: Mar 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66561739
Donald Lou Buxton
Added by: Hooked On Family
 
Donald Lou Buxton
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- Marilynn
 Added: Jun. 1, 2014
Easter Day...your favorite day. Jesus is alive. He is risen! Wish you were still here. Love you bunches!
- Love, Marilynn and Bruce
 Added: Apr. 21, 2014
We love you and miss you.Bruce and Marilynn
- Hooked On Family
 Added: May. 13, 2011
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