Eva Pauline Baxter, 91, born August 9, 1916, in Alva, Oklahoma, passed away August 14, 2007, at the family home in Rye. Eva married Clarence Baxter on November 4, 1933, and had 67 happy years together. Clarence preceded her in death in October 2000. To this union three children were born. She is survived by her children, Joe (Venita) Baxter, Mary (Jim) Kirkland and Helen (Dave) Wade; grandchildren, Victor (Vicki) Baxter, Guy Baxter, Amy (Phillip) Daniels, Ronda (John) Neumeister, Baxter (Brianna) Kirkland, Tracey (Greg) Abel, Missy (Destry) Lusk, Summer (Rick) Frevert and Mike Dockter; great-grandchildren, Becky Baxter, Augusta Baxter (Ryan Villarreal), Julie (John) Baxter Taft, Brandie (Bret) Sutton, Brooke (Devin) Boisvert, Chance Dockter, Loren and Logan Neumeister, Jace, Reese and Charli Kirkland, Brandon Abel, Samantha Bernal, Sean and Shayla Daniels, Quade, London, Seychelle, and Quent Lusk and Maxwell Frevert; great-great grandchildren, Mackenzie Blasing, Drennan and Emiree Sutton; loyal caregivers, Mary Gall, Julie Baxter Taft, Augusta Baxter and Chelsea Miller; sister-in-law, Imogene Baxter; and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, August 18, 2007, at Southwest Church of Christ, 1635 S. Pueblo Blvd., in Pueblo. Interment will follow at Brookside Cemetery, in Rye. Relatives and friends will be received, following burial services, at the Old Ranch Home at 10669 Baxter Road, in Rye. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Dear Helen, Mary and family,

    We all send condolences on the loss of your mother and we all have fond memories of her in our years of growing up in Rye. Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness.
    The Pounds Family
    Penny, Claudia, Donna, Mike and Butch

  2. Dear Becky Baxter and Family,
    I am sorry for the loss of your great-grandmother grandmother , mother, Aunt, and friend. Becky remember your grandmother loved you and she is at peace now. May there be peace with you all at this time of sorrow. Remember the love of the Lord and he will be by your side through all the struggles of loosing your loved one. May he be with you always. Jon and Pam Hallford Becky love MOM and Jon

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