THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: September 19, 2019
Beatrice (Zimmerman) Baldwin-Baird, 85, of Brookfield, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at The View at Pine Ridge Assisted Living in Oconomowoc.
Born Dec. 25, 1933 in Carney, Mi., to the late Frederick and Irene (Thiry) Zimmerman, she On June 19, 1954 she married Frederick Baldwin in Nadeau, Mi. and he preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1969.
She later married Eugene Baird on April 23, 1983 in Milwaukee where she worked at State Farm Insurance for many years. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, cats, birds, camping and was an avid reader.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Baird; four children, Susan (Timothy) VanPietersom, Donna Baldwin, Julie Baldwin and Fred (Michelle) Baldwin; two granddaughters, Sara Krzewinski and Kendall Baldwin; a sister, Joyce (Bob) Puza and two brothers, Orvis (Sandy) Zimmerman and Jerry (Nancy) Zimmerman.
Family will receive friends at St. Bruno Catholic Church in Nadeau on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Fr. Jacek Wytklo will officiate followed by burial in Nadeau Township Cemetery. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home of Stephenson is assisting the family with arrangements.