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Craig William Baxter

Date of Passing: May 03, 2023

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Craig William Baxter

May 24, 1948 - May 3, 2023

Peacefully on May 3, 2023 at the St. Boniface Hospital, Craig passed away with his family at his side.

Craig is survived by his wife Rhonda of 51 years, three sons, Bryce (Marie), Colin (Dana), Shane (Melissa) and seven grandchildren, Andrew, Nathan, Konrad, Eliott, Tessa, Emmett, and Addison. Also his brother Ron (Deb) and sister Shelley (predeceased by John).

Craig was born in Winnipeg and grew up in Fort Garry. After high school he became a Journeyman Electrician.

In 1981 Craig and his family moved to St. Adolphe.

Over the years he enjoyed camping with his boys, watching hockey at the arena and riding his bike around town, always stopping to chat with the neighbours along the way.

His favourite pastime was to tinker on cars old and new.

A Memorial Reception will be held on Friday, May 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Thomson “In the Park” Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Blvd.

The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Links PCH and St. Boniface Hospital for their care and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CNIB.



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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 06, 2023

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • Rhonda and family my sincere Condolences Went to Vincent Massey With Craig Also lived in St. Adolphe - Posted by: Darlene WEIR (School mate/ lived in St . Adolphe) on: May 11, 2023

  • Sending our deepest sympathy to you Colin & Dana and family. We are thinking about you and sending our love - Posted by: Noreen & Jeff Templeton (Aunt & Uncle) on: May 08, 2023

  • Craig was the first person I met after moving to Winnipeg. Our friendship grew throughout the years. We spent countless hours cruising around the street of Fort Garry till all hours of the morning. Our passion for cars was our bond. We were partners in a couple race cars and enjoyed racing at the old Bison race track. We both met our high school sweet hearts in Fort Garry and got married within a year of each other. We both ended up living in St. Adolphe. We have many fond memories of the good times we enjoyed with Rhonda and Craig. Rhonda, so sorry for your loss we are thinking of you with love. Alan and Kathy Hills. - Posted by: Alan Hills (Friend) on: May 07, 2023

  • Craig was a school mate from Crane School days. I have fond memories of him. My condolences to his Family. - Posted by: Jan Lowe (Lindsay) (School friend) on: May 06, 2023

  • I have such fond childhood memories of Craig. He was our fun, attentive older cousin who would often drop by on his motorcycle for a visit. Rhonda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Tannis Niziol (Cousin) on: May 06, 2023

Thomson In the Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

Thomson In the Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

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