BEVERLEY DAWN BAXTER

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BEVERLEY DAWN BAXTER Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home Beverley Dawn Baxter, age 73, from Benton City, Washington passed away peacefully in Richland on June 12, 2016 from a massive heart attack and stroke. Bev was born May 30, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas to Gib and Tony Achen-bach. Gib was based there with the Air Force, but moved to Washington soon after. Gib had many jobs, one of which was sheep shearing. Bev had many happy memories of life on a sheep shearers camp. Bev married Ron Collins in 1961 and they had two children, Sherri and Ed. She was married to Ron for 25 years. They had a happy marriage and made a wonderful home full of love and fun. In 1992, Bev married Ross Baxter. Bev was head over heels in love with Ross. She said he made her heart go pitter patter. They did everything together. Ross had two children from his previous marriage, Brady Baxter and Shelly Jass, whom Bev loved. Bev loved laughter. She always had a funny story or joke to share. She was so caring, never forgetting anyone's birthday; friend of family. She had many friends. She had a beautiful singing voice and she also played the organ. Bev always put others first. She was so caring and a good listener. She always gave good advice, especially the hard advice no one wanted to hear. Bev was funny, one a kind, center of the family, creative, beautiful, life of the party and fun to be around. She loved going to Williams Lake with her family. She was loved and respected by many. Bev was an active member of the American Legion in Benton City. She put in many hours donating her time and talents to support our veterans. She was a contributing member of her community. Bev was preceded in death by her first husband Ron Collins and her father Gib Achenbach. She is survived by her spouse Ross Baxter, her mother Tony Achenbach, her brother Carl Achenbach (spouse Uel), her daughter Sherri Campbell (spouse Brian), her son Ed Collins (spouse Sheila), stepson Brady Baxter (Diane) and stepdaughter Shelly Jass (spouse Eric), seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 18th, 2016, 2:00 p.m., at the American Legion, 908 Dale Ave, Benton City, Washington. The family invites you to sign their online tribute wall at www.muellersfuneral homes.com.
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Mueller's Tri-Cities Funeral Home
1401 S. Union St.
Kennewick, WA 99338
(509) 783-9532
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Published in Tri-City Herald on June 16, 2016