Margaret Baxter, of Antigo, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. She was 96 years old. She was born on February 9, 1921 in Antigo, a daughter of Frank and Barbara (Wahleithner) Baxter.
Miss Baxter lived in Fargo North Dakota from 1950-1979 where she worked as a housekeeper for 18 years for Dr. Robert Jorhein. She lived in Grand Rapids Michigan from 1979-1983 and returned to Antigo in 1983 to care for and be close to her Aunt Catherine Wahleitner. Margaret was very active in the church's she belonged too in each of the communities where she lived.
She was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Antigo.
Survivors include a niece Barbara (Don) Hamann and a nephew Bob Strnad all of Wyoming, Michigan; several great-nieces and nephews; and close friends, Joyce and Tom McGrath of Antigo.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Agnes (Bernard) Strand and Catherine (Jimmy) Strand; a brother, Raymond Baxter.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery.
Visitation will be in the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services.
I am sorry that I did not know Margaret. I offer you my condolences.
I see that she is part of the Wahleithner family. I regret that I did not get to know this part of my family. Can you please tell me who the ancestors are? My grand father was Marcus Wahleithner.
was he a brother of your great grand father?
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I offer my sympathy at the loss of Margaret.
Marge, I thought about you last week but failed to call you. I enjoyed our last phone visit and was anxious to see you in June and share some of your good cookies. You and Catherine were such good long time friends of mom and I know how special it will be to all be together again. Thanks for always having us over for little tea parties with ice cream sundaes and cookies, dear friend. God bless and our sympathy to all who loved and wil miss you, too. Rest In Peace! Val and Bob
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