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English Cemetery ~ Arlene Elma Baxter ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Baxter, Arlene Elma
MAIDEN NAME: Tarter AKA 1: Raines AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 11 May 1932 DIED: 19 May 2013 BURIED: 23 May 2013 ~ English Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Airlie, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Charles Tarter
Maiden name of mother Elma Young
1st MARRIAGE - to Robert Raines 15 Jul 1950 in Polk Co., Oregon.
2nd MARRIAGE - to Arthur Baxter 2 Aug 1974 in Benton Co., Oregon.
Salem - Arlene (Tarter) Baxter, 81, of Salem died May 19, 2013. She was born in Airlie, Oregon on May 11, 1932 to Charles and Elma Tarter. Arlene grew up on a farm in Airlie with her three brothers Robert (deceased), Ray, Henry and two sisters Charlene and Mary Lou.
Upon graduating from Monmouth High school in 1950 she married Robert Gerald Raines. She had a variety of jobs while raising eight children. During these years she lived in various parts of the state of Oregon including Baker, Hermiston, and Salem. In 1974 she married Arthur M. Baxter and lived in the Dallas area for a number of years until they moved to Hermiston, Oregon.
Her fond memories were of working the lunch counter/fountain at the Hermiston Drug store where she was well known for her good food and great pies all served with a beautiful smile.
Survivors include her husband Art; children, Rick (Sheryl) Raines of Beaver, Oregon; Susan (Gary) DeBruin of Thomasville, Pennsylvania; Darrell (Coleen) Raines of Kennewick, Washington; David (Sandra) Raines of Pasco, Washington; Deanna (Joel) Stein of Keizer, Oregon; Ronald (Diane) Raines of Cottage Grove, Oregon; Donald (Jessica) Raines of Oregon City, Oregon; Rodney Raines of Salem, Oregon; 19 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Visitation was Thursday, May 23, 11:30 am, followed by a funeral service at 1 pm, both at Dayspring Fellowship, 1755 Lockhaven Drive NE, Keizer. Interment at English Cemetery, Monmouth. Farnstrom Mortuary handled arrangements.
Saucy Survey & Photographs
IO 22 May 2013
ROW: 17-8  

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