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 Myrtle Marie Elenora “Mert” <I>Anderson</I> Baxter

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Myrtle Marie Elenora “Mert” Anderson Baxter

  • Birth 27 Nov 1901 Lee, Lee County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 12 Sep 1992 Viola, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Viola, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 89015079

Myrtle Marie Elnora Baxter
90 Aledo, formerly of Sherrad died Saturday, 12 Sept. 1992 Mercer County Home Aledo.
Services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Lutheran Church New Windsor, where she was a member. Burial is in Viola Cemetery.
Visitation this afternoon and evening Jinks Funeral Home Viola, with the family present from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorials may be made to Mercer County Nursing Home Aledo, or Mercer County Retirement Teachers Association, which she helped found.
The former Myrtle Anderson was born 27 Nov. 1901 in New Windsor, the daughter of Charles O. and Anna O. Lonn Anderson. She married Cecil P. Baxter Jr. 29 June 1921 in Viola. He died 24 Nov. 1980.
Mrs. Baxter was a school teacher Mercer Co. and tired in 1966
She was a member of the Mercer County Retired Teachers Association and served as president for two years; a member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association; member and past president of the Sherrard Women's Club where she had been very active and was past treasurer.
Survivors include daughters, Betty Ann Taylor of Woodhull, and Marie E. Wallace, Rushville, and a son John C. Baxter, Flat Rock, ALB. 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren



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  • Created by: Dave Bost
  • Added: 23 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89015079
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myrtle Marie Elenora “Mert” Anderson Baxter (27 Nov 1901–12 Sep 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89015079, citing Viola Cemetery, Viola, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dave Bost (contributor 47574223) .