Glenneta Baxter

Glenneta Baxter

Jan 11, 1934 - Oct 4, 2019
Glenneta Baxter, 85 of Dubois passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019, at her home. As were her wishes cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

Glenneta Mae Donaldson was born on January 13, 1934 in Sundance, WY to Glenn Otis and Ida Mae (McClelland) Donaldson. She grew up in Sundance until she was around 9 years old then the family moved to Casper. She graduated from Natrona County High School.

Glenneta was known in Riverton as “Mom” and in Dubois as “Grandma” since no one could remember her unique name, and she loved it. She knew just about everyone and enjoyed visiting with them especially at the Riverton Elk’s Club.

Glenneta married William John Wicks on January 31, 1953. They later divorced. She married Sam Baxter, Jr. on October 13, 1970.

Living most of her adult life in Casper, she worked for POMCO as a map maker for the oilfield. While living in Denver, she worked for a uranium mine as a secretary. She then came home to Wyoming to spend her remaining years.

Glenneta was first and foremost the #1 Denver Bronco fan. She also loved to read, anything historical, go four-wheeling when she could.

She is survived by her sons, William John Wicks, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL and Franklin Glenn Wicks of Kingman, AZ; daughters, Karen (Rodger) Day of Dubois, WY and Maureen (Bob) Douglas of Blanchard, ID; step-children, Sam Baxter, III and Janet Son;brothers, Reuben Donaldson of Gooding, ID and David (Linda) Donaldson of Casper, WY; grandchildren, Jeanna (Gerald) Crichton, Amy Meins, Jas’an Lagrimanta, Trey Lagrimanta, Patrick Lagrimanta, and Shayne Douglas; ten step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Ida Donaldson; husbands, William John Wicks, Sr. and Sam Baxter, Jr.; grandson, Jesse Schroeder; and many other family members. On-line condolences may be made to the family at under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.