Linda L. Baxter - 68

4/21/1946 - 4/29/2014

Monroe Center, Illinois

Monroe Center – Linda L. Baxter, age 68, passed suddenly, on Tue., April 29, 2014 at St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. She was born April 22, 1946 in Rockford the daughter to Norman and Helen (Stenberg) White. Linda graduated from Woodstock High School in 1964. She married Larry Baxter on Nov. 6, 1970 in Rockford. Linda owned and operated Linda’s Cleaning Service for 22 years prior to her retirement. Linda enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her ganddaughter Jayde whom she cherished immensely.  She was a member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Rockford and part of their Crocheting group. Linda is survived by her husband of 43 years Larry Baxter, children; Bozy Baxter and Cindy Baxter of Stillman Valley, Granddaughter Jayde Farbo of Stillman Valley, Sister Kathy (Phil) Adams of Rockford, brother William (Sandy) White of Davis Junction, Special Aunt Gladys Hamilton of Rockford, sister-in-law Diane White of Stillman Valley, several nieces, nephews, and close friends. She was predeceased by her parents Norman (Beulah) White and Helen (Wayne) Birkholz, and brother Robert White. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Friday, May 2, 2014 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Dr. in Rockford with the Rev. John R. Evan officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm, Thur. evening with a 7:00 pm prayer service at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Stillman Valley, IL and from 10:00 am to 10:30 am prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in the Roseland Cemetery near Monroe Center. A memorial fund is established in Linda’s name.


4-7 pm, Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd., Stillman Valley, IL. 61084


10:30 am, Mass at St. Rita's Catholic Church 6254 Valley Knoll Drive, Rockford, IL. 61109

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