Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home It's all about saying goodbye. Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Randal Alvin Baxter
March 20, 1940 - February 4, 2019

Place of Birth: Fairview, MT
Residence: Culbertson, MT
Age: 78

Randal Baxter, 78, of Culbertson, MT, passed away Monday morning, February 4, 2019 at his Culbertson residence. Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Williston is assisting the family.

Randal was born March 20, 1940 to Everett and Erma Baxter in Fairview, MT. He attended grade school in Cherry Creek and many days he rode his horse to school or went on the tractor. While attending Culbertson High School, he was studying and raising his own cattle. He graduated with the Class of 1958.
On October 15, 1961, Randal married Karen Olsen at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Dane Valley and lived in Culbertson for 57 years. To this union three sons were born, Jeffrey, Jerry and Mark. Randal ranched for many years and worked for USDA as a field man for 20 years.
They became members of the Bethel Community Church, where Randal served on the board for many years. He was also a member of the National Guard for several years.
Randal and Karen made many trips to Kentucky and Seattle visiting their children and their growing number of grandchildren. They enjoyed their trip to Hawaii with family and a trip to Branson. He also made many trips to Sidney, MT, for their granddaughters sporting events which he didn’t want to miss. Randal’s health had been failing for the past few years, but he always made his children and grandchildren a top priority.
Randal is survived by his wife, Karen; sons, Jeffrey Baxter of Billings, MT, Jerry (Jolene) Baxter of Sidney, MT., Mark (Ronee) Baxter of Louisville, KY.; grandchildren, Jordan, Jenna , Jaylen, Reagan, Berkeley, Bennett and Will, a new grandson who he didn’t get to meet; brothers, Clarence (Georgia) of Big Sandy, MT., Roger (Sandra) of Chinook, MT.; sisters, Judy (Paul) Alisch of Deer Lodge, MT. and Bonnie (Dick) of Western, MT.
Randal is preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Erma Baxter.

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Patricia Bentsen
Feb 5, 2019
Karen and family,
David shared the news about Randal's home-going to the Lord with me. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you realize the presence of the Lord in a special way during this time.
Love, Pat Bentsen
Joy LangleyWolff (Broomfield , Colorado )
Feb 5, 2019
Karen my deepest condolences to you and your family
May the Lord comfort you and keep all your memories tucked away to help the days ahead
Myron and Ardehl Leland (Sidney, MT)
Feb 6, 2019
Our thoughts and Prayers are with you
Myron and Ardehl
Woody and Dot Bullock (Brownsville , Ky)
Feb 6, 2019
We heard about Randal & we’re so sorry. We have such fond memories when you two came to Ky. Our thoughts. Prayers & Love are with you & the family. God Bless and keep you in his loving arms.

With our love.
Woody & Dot
Chole Crosby Butler (Sidney)
Feb 6, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Keep your memories and your family close. May our Lord give you comfort. God Bless.
Steve and Darcia Larsen (Culbertson, MT)
Feb 7, 2019
Karen and family, so very sorry to hear of Randal's passing. Hold your memories close and may our Lord grant you peace.
Feb 7, 2019
Jack Wicks (Billings, Montana)
Feb 10, 2019
Karen & Family: Randall was a great guy & the hardest worker I have ever seen. If you get to Billinns & want a cup of coffee give me a call. I Still think of the good times we had 40+ years ago. Jack Wicks
Bruce Waldhausen (Culbertson, Mt)
Feb 14, 2019
Karen & Family,,
Sad to hear of Randy's passing. You have our deepest sympathy.
Bruce & Judy
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