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Lieut Leslie K. Baxter, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1925
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 2012
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA


Information extracted from obits published in the Wichita Eagle (KS) March 11 - 18, 2012.

Additional information provided by Christina Stark Hansen (#46604698)

Rosary service on March 18 with funeral on March 19 at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Wichita, Kansas.

He is survived by one son and two daughters, several grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces.

Preceded in death by his parents and seven older siblings.

He graduated from East High School, Wichita, Class of 1943, and KSU (Kansas State University), Class of 1950, with a degree in Engineering.

He joined the U.S. Army and spent time on Papau, New Guinea in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War. His Korean War service included time in Germany during 1950 - 1952 at the rank of First Lieutenant.

In 1949, he married Bette Bender, who died in 2010 and is buried in the same mausoleum in Calvary Cemetery.

He is survived by one son, two daughters, several grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces.

Approximate Grave GPS: 37.67784, -97.2964
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Leslie Kelly Baxter (1886 - 1980)
  Lena Francis Lawhon Baxter (1885 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth M. Bender Baxter (1926 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benton L. Baxter (1903 - 1962)*
  Mary E Baxter Picker (1905 - 1985)*
  Margurette F Baxter Seymour (1908 - 2004)*
  Dixie Ruth Baxter Buck (1910 - 2002)*
  Edna Baxter Thompson (1913 - 1987)*
  Gerald W Baxter (1919 - 1997)*
  Betty Baxter Stark (1922 - 1988)*
  Leslie K. Baxter (1925 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
GPS (lat/lon): 37.67784, -97.2964
 
Created by: FortheKing
Record added: Aug 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96114414
Lieut Leslie K. Baxter, Jr
Added by: FortheKing
 
Lieut Leslie K. Baxter, Jr
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Lieut Leslie K. Baxter, Jr
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-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 15, 2014
Rest in peace.
- FortheKing
 Added: Jul. 15, 2013
 
 
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