Don Steele
B: 1948-04-11
D: 2019-03-18
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Steele, Don
Barbara Pitkethly-Roach
B: 1929-02-09
D: 2019-03-18
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Pitkethly-Roach, Barbara
Nongnoot Wilson
B: 1943-07-22
D: 2019-03-17
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Wilson, Nongnoot
Esther Smith
B: 1930-08-26
D: 2019-03-16
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Smith, Esther
Timothy Kequom
B: 1964-04-29
D: 2019-03-15
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Kequom, Timothy
Felix Carpenter
B: 1936-11-30
D: 2019-03-11
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Carpenter, Felix
Roger Cupps
B: 1961-10-09
D: 2019-03-10
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Cupps, Roger
Paul Wilson
B: 1940-03-12
D: 2019-03-09
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Wilson, Paul
Alice Banaszak
B: 1929-04-28
D: 2019-03-09
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Banaszak, Alice
Thomas Frost
B: 1941-06-15
D: 2019-03-07
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Frost, Thomas
Ty Fuller
B: 1999-10-11
D: 2019-03-04
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Fuller, Ty
Steven Auton
B: 1986-02-02
D: 2019-03-03
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Auton, Steven
Erma Akers
B: 1932-04-03
D: 2019-03-02
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Akers, Erma
Delwin Stewart
B: 1936-02-18
D: 2019-02-27
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Stewart, Delwin
David O'Connell
B: 1956-02-19
D: 2019-02-26
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O'Connell, David
Alan Hardy
B: 1955-11-05
D: 2019-02-25
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Hardy, Alan
David Sims
B: 1953-07-14
D: 2019-02-24
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Sims, David
Sheila Lett-Smith
B: 1939-07-06
D: 2019-02-20
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Lett-Smith, Sheila
Jack Ebeling
B: 1945-07-26
D: 2019-02-19
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Ebeling, Jack
James Walker
B: 1951-09-28
D: 2019-02-18
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Walker, James
James Cleaver
B: 1938-04-16
D: 2019-02-16
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Cleaver, James


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What Families Are Saying

We would like to thank you for the beautiful home going services. Your generosity is gratley appreciated.

Words can't explain how grateful and thankful we are. You have forever touched our family's hearts. 

My husband and I would like to enthusiastically compliment your Eric for his warm, sensitive treatment when we came to collect my brother's remains. We're sure it's great training, but Eric also seems to innately posses that special attitude that makes grieving relatives feel we're in the presence of a kindred spirit. We're off to sing your praises on Google now. Thank you so much.

"Thank each and everyone of you at Baxter. If it had not been for your staff, Heartland hospice, and my children I dont think I could have gotten through. God bless."

"I was very impressed. Everyone was very informative. Everyone was very professional."

"Hailee was great. Everything was as we asked."

"Hailee did a great job with our mom's funeral. Before, during and after the funeral she there for us to answer questions and to get things done. She took us step by step through the process and explained things. Thank you Hailee!!!"

"Everything was appreciated and done so nicely. We have nothing negative to say. We thank you soo much"

"Very warm and comfortable atmosphere"

"Sammi did a wonderful job. Mom looked like my mom"

"Friendly, Colorful place where you could laugh"


"I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Baxter to anyone in need of your services. Very satisfied."

"She looked great! Thanks, you did a beautiful job. You guys did my sister in law, my mom and my wife, and when my times comes, I want you to do me. Thanks again, you folks are the best!"

"Very warm and comfortable atmosphere. Everything was appreciated and done so nicely. We have nothing negative to say. We thank-you so much.

"I would recommend Baxter Funeral Services to everyone.  My experience here with 2 funerals has been great.  The staff and the services are awesome.  The products they offer are nice and inepensive."

" Thanking you and your staff for all your work toward making the Memorial a pleasant & easy going journey for those of us who loved this man dearly. The event went well & the repass was excellent.  Your kitchen staff (super & fun!) Thank you all again for being the bridge that we must all cross at sometimes."

"Your staff was right there on top of everything. I feel like you went above and beyond to give us what we needed. I wouldn't change a thing."

"Baxter would be my first choice if I ever needed a funeral service again."

"Your staff is extremely knowledgeable, kind and supportive. You were patient and explained the process. Not once did I receive any kind of sales pitch. Thank you for what you do for every family that comes your way."

"Everything was great. Everyone was friendly. Samantha went above our expectations and did a terrific job. Thank you all."

"Mike Miller went above and beyond and was a signigficant source of comfort and information, as was all staff. Have a highly recommended Baxter to others."

" You are truly an excellent funeral home with an excellent staff. The funeral home is very nice and warm. You make me feel like part of your family."

"I and my entire family had a great experience working with Scott and his staff went above what we expected. He was so engaging and easy to talk with. Very thorough."

" We are very appreciative of your respnsiveness and professionalism."

"My experience with Baxter Funeral Home was the best possible. Everyone was thoughtful, caring and attentive to me and my needs. I appreciate your staff and facility. I am glad that I chose your services."

"Everything was greatly appreciated. We would recommend you to everybody."

"Thank you Scott for the great service!"

"Samantha was wonderful"

“Baxter Funeral Home, what a class act. They went above and beyond to help us."

"A bushel basket of roses for the staff at Baxter Funeral and Cremation Services. Thank you for your excellent professionalism and exquisite service during our time of tremendous loss. Your staff was phenomenal in your personable care, concern and acts of kindness towards our family. Thank you so very much. -The family of Edna M. Williams. 

“Thank you so much for all that you did to help us with my Grandma’s funeral. You made it easy to honor her as we said good-bye…..”

"Thank you Scott, It was perfect! Thank you again for your kindness, prompt attention and thoroughness. I appreciate your help so much...."

“All we have heard from everyone…..was how beautiful & wonderful the arrangements were. We could have never made it through this painful time if it had not been for ALL of you…….Our son left this world with honor & respect which gives us comfort”

"We wanted to take a moment to thank you for your generosity in helping us make the Dexter Lake Church Frontier Days such a success. We so appreciated your donation towards this event!"

"Scott and Staff, Thank you so much for all that you did to help our family through the loss of our/my father.....Everything was beautiful and handled with love."

“Words cannot express our heart-felt thanks to all of you at Baxter. You all embraced us at our hour of need, this was overwhelming and your attention to detail and our wishes were handled with great reverence and compassion. You truly are a ministry team.”

“There are no adequate words to say how wonderful the entire staff at Baxter’s has been. Your grace & kindness have truly blessed our entire family as we grieve the loss of our dear brother.  We want to offer a very special thanks to Scott and his entire team for all their care and support as we traveled this very hard road.”

“Our family would like to say thank you and that we appreciate the way you and your staff treated us during our time of bereavement. Your staff was very helpful and kind; your facility was very conducive to our needs.”

“Thank you for helping us so much in laying our Mother to rest. You helped us make decisions that we couldn’t do under our emotional distress.”

“As a visitor here at Baxter Funeral, I have been impressed with the quality of the facility. However, I have been most impressed with the courtesy & care shown by the Baxter Staff.”

“Thank you very [much for] the wonderful care and service that your staff provided. We couldn’t ask for a better place.”

"Baxter was very helpful & compassionate during my mother's death. They were able to answer all of our questions and were very patient with me even when I changed my mind several times. Thank you for all your help!"

"Thank you so much for the way we were treated."

"Thanks so much for all that you did...Your TLC was greatly appreciated. Everyone was very professional."