Annette Elizabeth Baxter, 54, of Danville, Il went to be with the Lord on October 3rd, 2020 at 2:20pm. Annette was born on August 4, 1966 in Grinnell, IA to Sammy and Donna Keup. Annette graduated Grinnell High School in 1984. She attended Coe College after until she moved to Danville, Il in 1985. She worked at Wendys during the daytime and was a nanny for a family in the evenings. Annette then began working at Herr’s until they closed the doors in 2004. In 2005, she began working at McLane until she became ill in 2015. Annette battled cancer for 5 long years. Annette attended Farmers Chapel where she served the Lord. Annette was a huge sports fan and she enjoyed watching her children play. She loved being alongside her family and friends more than anything.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Two daughters: Kaitlin Baxter (Kendrick Leek) and Kylie Baxter (Terrion Dowell); Two sons: Dante (Rachelle) Baxter and Devin Baxter (Shakayia Wells); A brother: Michael (Chanda Dowell) Keup; A sister: Sarah (Yancy) Trover; Parents: Sammy and Donna Keup; Grandchildren: Jayden Baxter, Kendrick Leek Jr., ANessa Baxter, Kenzley Baxter, Kydan Minor, Terrion Dowell Jr., and Tyson Dowell; Four nieces: Emmalee Trover, Aubrianna Dowell-Keup, Tera Baxter, and Amy Fry; and a nephew: Mathias Dowell-Keup.
Annette was preceded by grandparents: Donald and Margret Phillips, Neola and Glenn Douglas; two uncles: Jack Douglas and Paul Phillips.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00 pm on Friday October 9, 2020 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home 304 E. Williams St., Danville. A visitation will begin at 4:00 pm until the start of the service.
Due to CDC regulations, restrictions will be enforced.
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