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Austin C. Baxter
1917 - 2014
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Austin C. Baxter, 97, Platteville, died on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Upland Hills Nursing and Rehab in Dodgeville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville.  Rev. Faustino Ruiz will officiate.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Platteville. Visitation was from 4–7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville. There was a parish rosary at 7 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Deacon John A. Baxter Scholarship Fund. Online condolences can be made at

Complete obituary is in the September 24, 2014 issue of The Platteville Journal.