|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1906|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 1997|
MARGARET BAXTER WHEELER, 91, of East South avenue, Canton, died Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28, 1997, at the Highlands Nursing Home, in Laporte following a brief illness. Margaret was born in her parents home on Armenia Mountain Feb. 17, 1906. She was a daughter of the late Fred and Carrie Parker Rogers. Margaret, a mother of eight sons, spent earlier years as a dedicated homemaker. She enjoyed cooing and worked at the East Troy Diner for several years. She later was employed by the Troy Community Hospital in the kitchen, where she assisted with the diets of many of the patients until her retirement. Margaret was a member of the Granville Center Church of Christ and the Granville Center Grange. She was a 20-year member of the Lady Rebekah Lodge No. 362, Canton. Surviving are; a son and daughter-in-law, Lyle and Margaret Baxter of Bloomfield, N.Y.; two sons, Mitchell and Willard "Tom" Baxter, both of Canton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special friends. Mary Nybeck and family and Jean Hartzig, all of Canton, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, Mrs. wheeler was preceded in death by her first husband, Laurence Baxter, in 1962; her second husband, Burdette Wheeler, in 1976; and five sons, Silas, Alex, Phillip, Ronald and Roger Baxter. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997, at the Pepper Funeral Home, Springbrook Drive, Canton. The funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Timothy B. Thomas, missionary minister of the Granville Center Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will be in the Granville Center Cemetery. The family suggests that memorials may be directed to a charity of one's choice in Mrs. Wheeler's memory. –Troy Gazette-Register.
Laurence O Baxter (1903 - 1962)*
Phillip Uriah Baxter (1924 - 1989)*
Mitchell L Baxter (1929 - 1999)*
Willard Tom Baxter (1933 - 2002)*
Roger W Baxter (1939 - 1996)*
Granville Center Cemetery
Created by: LDR
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47295608
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