Rita Baxter

June 29, 1932 – Jan. 8, 2015

Rita Baxter (nee Rydlewicz) was born in Milwaukee on June 29, 1932, and passed away peacefully Thursday, January 8, 2015, after several medical and illness setbacks. Rita married Lawrence (Larry) Baxter on July 11, 1962.

Rita was a longtime resident of Oconomowoc. She worked for many years at Rogers Memorial Hospital in the housekeeping department.

Per Rita’s wishes, interment will be with Larry at the VA Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 18, at 11:05 am at First Baptist Church in Ixonia, W8340 North St.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to First Baptist Church would be preferred.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.