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Lillian Olson Schaeffer Baxter

March 11, 1923 — May 29, 2023

Bay St. Louis, MS

Lillian Olson Schaeffer Baxter


Lillian Olson Schaeffer Baxter, a native of Bay St. Louis, died on May 29, 2023 at the age of 100.

She was predeceased in death by her parents, Osmund Carl Olson and Josephine Boardman Olson; brother, Bill Olson; and two husbands, Herbert Schaeffer and JC Baxter.

She is survived by two children, Herbert (Dale) Schaeffer and Carol (John) Williams; three grandchildren, Tucker (Kristen), Jerry (Kristin) and Rusty Schaeffer; four great-grandchildren, Sophie, Anabelle, Ethan, and Lillian Schaeffer; sister, Jo (Frank) VanDevender; as well as several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews.

As a member of The Greatest Generation, she lived her life to the fullest enjoying many achievements, activities, and hobbies.

She leaves behind a loving family, step-family, and friends to cherish her memory.

She has requested that there be no service. The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contribution to St. Augustine Seminary, C/O Society of the Divine Word, 199 Seminary Dr., Bay St. Louis, MS 39520. Donations can also be made in her name at

Edmond Fahey Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Lillian Baxter.

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