Rev. Stephen R. Baxter passed away on February 4, 2013, at his residence.
Father Baxter was a Vietnam veteran who served in the US Army. A graduate of St. Paul University, he earned a licentiate in canon law and was an active member of the CLSA since 1984. He was also a member of the 4th Degree Assembly of the Knights of Columbus,
Chaplain of the Council and Assembly, and was the Spiritual Director for
Father Baxter most recently served as the pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Halstead, Kansas. Memorials may be given to Sacred Heart Parish in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.
Please remember Father Baxter, his family, and his parish community in your prayers. May he rest in peace.