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 Sarah Jane <I>Baxter</I> Toles

Sarah Jane Baxter Toles

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 20 Jan 2005 (aged 85)
Romeo, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Burial Romeo, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 32309555 · View Source
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Sarah Jane Toles, 85, of Romeo, Michigan, died Jan. 20, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 10, 1919, in Lakeview.

Mrs. Toles attended Lakeview High School and enjoyed swimming, dancing and horseback riding. She was a former Miss Battle Creek and was runner-up at the Blossom Queen Festival.

On Feb. 27, 1942, she married Ralph J. Toles in Corona, Calif. She received a bachelor of science degree from Michigan State University, where she was also a member of the Green Splash synchronized swim team and a Kappa Alpha Theta sorority member.

She studied at the Mayo Clinic and became a physical therapist, working at Perry Jones Hospital during World War II. She taught at Leonard School, which is part of the Oxford School District. She was a member of the Monday Club and the Romeo Players, and was an avid bridge player and reader. She was also involved in the Romeo Peach Queen pageant and was the director of the Romeo Follies, a musical that raised funds to build the Romeo Youth Center, currently the Romeo Senior Center. She and her husband were the owners and operators of Kimberly Travel of Romeo. She enjoyed traveling and setting up tour packages.

She was survived by her daughters, Jennifer Toles of Hudson and Janneth Toles of Rochester Hills.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph on April 11, 1997; and parents, Edwin Forest and Mabel Adeline (nee Holtom) Baxter.

Funeral: Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, Armada, with the Rev. Ed McCallum, assistant stated clerk of Evangelical Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Burial in Bruce-Armada Cemetery, Bruce Township.


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  • Created by: Twist
  • Added: 20 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32309555
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Jane Baxter Toles (10 Oct 1919–20 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32309555, citing Bruce Armada Cemetery, Romeo, Macomb County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Twist (contributor 46920390) .