Bertha L <I>Copper</I> Baxter

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Bertha L Copper Baxter

  • Birth 12 Sep 1901 McDonald, Rawlins County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1997 Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial McDonald, Rawlins County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot 15, Lot 1
  • Memorial ID 77636265


Bertha L. Baxter died Jan. 20, 1997 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky., at the age of 95.

Bertha was born Sept. 12, 1901 to Maybel Bacon and David Copper in McDonald, Kan. She was married to William Baxter and they resided in Englewood, Colo., for 55 years before moving to Elizabethtown.

Bertha was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

She is survived by her son, Robert F. Baxter, of Brisbee, Ariz; daughter Nancy Smith of Elizabethtown; brother, Richard Copper, of Kiowa, Colo.; sister, Beryl Towns, of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Jan. 23 at the First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Glenn F. Buzbee, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the McDonald Cemetery, McDonald, Kan.

Memorials may be sent to the Elizabethtown Women's Club, First Presbyterian Church Fund or the donor's choice.

The Rawlins County Square Deal
Atwood, Kansas
Published January 23, 1997, Page 7

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  • Created by: Marilyn Birkby
  • Added: 4 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77636265
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha L Copper Baxter (12 Sep 1901–20 Jan 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77636265, citing Grace Cemetery, McDonald, Rawlins County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Birkby (contributor 47393995) .