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Baxter Newman


Baxter Newman
October 4, 1955 – October 30, 2011
Mr. Baxter Newman of King’s Point passed peacefully away at The Green Bay Health Care Centre, Springdale on October 30, 2011 at the age of 56, losing his battle with ALS. He was born October 4, 1955 to Melvern & Jean Newman of South Brook, and married Marion Foster, the love of his life, on November 9, 1974. They shared 36 years together and raised two beautiful daughters, Sonya & Natasha. Baxter was especially proud of his granddaughter, Rebekah – “Pop’s pride and joy”! Baxter was well known for his service to his town, having served 12 years as mayor. He fought hard and spent many hours working on behalf of the town. He is predeceased by his father. Left with fond and loving memories are wife Marion; daughters Sonya (Darren), Natasha; granddaughters Rebekah & Sara; mother Jean (Freeman); brothers Wayne (Brenda), Bruce (Theresa), Morris (Mary); sisters Jessie (Gary), Alfreda (Morris), Dianne (Brian) as well as a very large circle of other relatives and friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.
The Pentecostal Church, King’s Point, was filled to capacity as Pastor Ben Brown conducted the Home Going Service on November 3. Interment followed at King’s Point Interfaith Cemetery. Pallbearers were Victor & Vincent Foster, Bruce & Morris Newman, Byrce Vokey, Shawn England, Perry Gillingham, Raymond Janes. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Gail Noel and Harry Oxford of Green Bay Funeral Home, Springdale.
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