September 14, 1921 ~ August 22, 2017
Born in: Pueblo, CO,
Resided in: Pueblo, CO
Anna Marie Baxter, 95, passed peacefully at home on Tuesday August 22, 2017. Anna Marie was born on September 14, 1921, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Irish Catholic Immigrants Bernard and Mary Baxter. Anna Marie attended St. Leanders grade school as well as Pueblo Catholic High and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi. Anna Marie led a very full life and while much of her life was in Pueblo, she spent several years working in San Francisco during World War II, a time she truly cherished. She loved to travel and took many incredible trips including Ireland and the Holy Land. Anna Marie was preceded in death by her parents as well as her brother Bernard Joseph Baxter. Anna Marie is survived by her sister Louise Driscoll as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Anna Marie was very proud of her numerous nieces and nephews. Dan (Sandy) Driscoll, Sheila (Tom) Ripper, Dennis (Mindy) Driscoll, Terry (Anne) Baxter, Tim (Barbara) Baxter, Mary Ann Webb, Katie Baxter-Keohane, Clare (Bill) Kerr, Mike (Dorothy) Baxter, Peggy (Tim) Ritter, Greg (Mandee) Baxter. She will also be missed by numerous great-nieces and great-nephews that referred to her as Annie 'Red.' Special thanks to Visiting Angels for their care of our sister and aunt over the past 22 months allowing her relatives to honor her request to remain at her home. Also special thanks to the outstanding team at Sangre De Cristo Hospice for their incredible care during her finals months of life. A Rosary followed by Mass of the resurrection will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling Drive, Pueblo, CO 81005. Please omit food and flowers. Those who desire may make memorial donations to OLM Scholarship Fund through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
Very sorry to hear of Anna Marie’s passing. She was a good friend, neighbor and person. Kind and sweet. She will be missed.
Deepest condolences to Anna’s family. I had the pleasure of being a care giver to her in the last few months…she was a joy and I loved her story’s of her life…I was glad to have helped her. Rest In Peace dear Anna.
On behalf of the Southern Colorado Marianist Affiliates, we send our condolences and prayers to Anna Marie’s family members. We join the Marianist Affiliates throughout the world in prayer for our long-time member, Anna Marie, who was an active and faithful member since
April 1976, when she made her commitment to the Society of Mary. She will be missed by all.
Bob and Mary Ann Valentine
Dear Family and Relatives of Anna Marie,
I offer all of you my prayers and sympathy at the death of your beloved Anna Marie. We entrust her to the loving and caring embrace of our good and gracious God, He who will bring her full peace, joy, and happiness now in Heaven. I pray also for Jesus and Mary to bring all of you comfort and peace of mind and heart.
I am grateful I knew Anna Marie for many years. We both belonged to the “Family of Mary”. Anna Marie was a very faithful and commited Marianist Affiliate. What a great Lady and daughter of God!
With love and prayers, in Peace,
Father Al [Mac] McMenamy