Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
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Barbara Ann Baxter
January 12, 1937 - August 13, 2013
Monmouth - Barbara was born to Marvin and Thyra Heineman in Compton California and graduated from Boulder City Nevada High School. She married Donald Baxter and settled in Independence Oregon and later moved to Monmouth.
She was a very hard worker and had a wide variety of experiences over her 76 years. Everything from attending in helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon to Retiring in 1994 from Western Oregon University where she was the Alumni Association Director. She worked for the college since 1966. After retirement she served as a Monmouth City Council Person until her health declined.
Barbara enjoyed reading, playing games, bowling and eating at Taco Bell. Barbara was a strong, active woman who remained independent for most of her life. One of her fondest memories was when she coached girls’ softball. She had a love for the ocean and many wonderful memories were made on the Oregon Coast for her family to treasure.
She is survived by her Husband of 52 years, Donald, Monmouth, OR and by her daughters Kathryn (Bruce) Stuwe Monmouth OR, Nancy (David) Fitts Hatton WA, Dawn Wright (Jim Murdock) N. Augusta, SC and son Steven (Khris) Baxter United States Army. She is also survived by her sisters Marion Ames Clio MI, Joan Chabra, Mantua OH, Sandi Noltenmeier Olympia WA and her brothers David Heineman, Albany OR and Fred Heineman, Tigard OR. She had 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
As she requested, there will be a private family celebration of life. Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, for the awareness, prevention and treatment of Kidney disease. Please go to www.kidney.org/support. Select “Donate now” and choose “Memorial gift”.
Farnstrom Mortuary is caring for the family. Please share your memories and condolences at www.FarnstromMortuary.com.
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