Margaret Jean (Berger) Baxter died peacefully in the early hours of June 29, 2022 at the age of 92. She was born at home to Harold and Olive (Dunn) Berger on May 15th, 1930 in Carson City, Nevada.
Margaret grew up in Carson City and graduated from Carson High School in 1948. She was tremendously proud of being a 4th generation Nevadan and growing up in that wonderful era. Margaret grew up with her brothers and sisters on Minnesota Street in Carson City.
After marrying Kenneth Edward Baxter in 1956, they raised three sons, Steven Harold (Linda), Kenneth Robert (Kim) and Daniel Edward. Moving to Sparks, Nevada in 1964, Margaret spent her career working for First National Bank which had transitioned to First Interstate Bank by
the time she retired.
After retiring, she loved to spend her time doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles, playing cards with her sons, grandchildren and friends and watching her favorite shows, Little House on the Prairie and the Golden Girls.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Baxter of Sparks; her sister Dorothy Berger Yenter and brother Robert Berger, both of Carson City; and her son Daniel Edward Baxter of Reno.
She leaves her sister, Nina Barry (Denny) of Carson City, her brother Bill Berger (Terry) of Elko; sons Steven Harold Baxter (Linda), and Kenneth Robert Baxter (Kim); 9 beloved grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren, and numerous cousins nieces, nephews and friends.
Margaret will be interred in the Berger Family plot at Lone Mountain Cemetery in Carson City, Nevada.