Evelyn Vedder Baxter

Evelyn Vedder Baxter, 92, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Born in Ballston Spa, NY on May 7, 1926, she was the daughter of Robert and Doris Vedder.

Throughout the years, Evelyn worked for Steiners Dept Store, Bentley Express, Round Lake Insurance and McClellan Insurance. She was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church in Ballston Spa.

Evelyn was most happy when she was playing the piano or the organ. She was an excellent organist and played for both Christ Episcopal Church in Ballston Spa and St Andrew’s Church in Round Lake.

She was predeceased by her husband Peter J. Baxter Jr., and her brothers Harold “Hodge” Vedder and Bruce Vedder. Evelyn is survived by her daughter Ardella Hutchins (Roger); grandchildren Kris Harrison (Kellie), Robb Harrison, and Beth Harrison; great grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Sydney and Oliver; brother Wesley Vedder; sister Ruthann Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, May 2 from 10am to 11am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will be held at 11am. Burial will follow in Dunning St Cemetery, Malta.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Evelyn may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 15 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

Guest Book

Kristian Wagenfeldt

Ev, may you rest in eternal peace, and let light perpetual shine upon you, a beautiful organist, I will miss you so much

Jan Bornheim

Ardella, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet mother. I have enjoyed spending time with her over the past years and learning more about Ballston and hearing about all her adventures. I will miss her .

Dan, Holli and Delilah

Grandma H, Kris,Robb and Beth...You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this time...Sending love and hugs to you all!!

Michael A Nofal

Dear Ardella,
So sorry for your loss. Wonderful memories shared with my Mom (her cousin). I hope happy memories move your forward with fondness of times and love for your Mom ...will be thinking of you and your family.

Linda Parrinello

So sorry Ardella. Wish we could be there for you. Our prayers are with you and your family.


So sorry for your loss. Your in my prayers and thoughts.

Joan Wolf

Sorry for your loss. You have so many good memories.
Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynn Brunell Hordines

Ardella and family.

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.


Anut Evelyn you be will missed. We all love you

Darlene Johnson

So sorry Ardella she was such a nice lady and always welcomed me in your home. I will always remember how nice she was to me when I spent the night. She will be missed.

Dave Harrison

RIP in Ev, many years of good memories and road trips..