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Obituaries

Obituaries

Larry L. Baxter 1951 - 2005 De Soto

Services for Larry L. Baxter, 53, De Soto, will be at noon Monday at De Soto Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6654.Mr. Baxter died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Olathe Medical Center.He was born Aug. 25, 1951, in Sandusky, Mich., the son of Roy and Winifred Baxter. He moved from Colorado to De Soto in 1989.Mr. Baxter served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1970 to 1973 during the Vietnam War. He was a building inspector for the city of De Soto.He was a member of the De Soto Volunteer Fire Department, Local 558 Glaziers Union, Masons Lodge and De Soto VFW Post No. 6654.He married Shirley Fanslow on Dec. 15, 1972. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Mike, Eudora, and Larry Jr., De Soto; and five grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at De Soto VFW Post No. 6654.The family suggests memorials to the VFW Building Fund, P.O. Box 54, De Soto 66018.Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, De Soto, is in charge of arrangements.