OBITUARY

Mildred A. Baldwin

June 29, 1911December 25, 2011

Mildred Holloway Baldwin, 100, passed away on December 25, 2011. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2011 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 Thursday, December 29th at McGilley State Line Chapel, the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 8745 James A. Reed Rd, Kansas City, MO 64138. Mildred was born June 29, 1911 in Pierce City, MO to Adam and Katherine (Bartkowski) Abramovitz. She was the youngest of seven children. During WWII, Mildred worked at the bomber plant as a riveter on the B-29 airplanes. After the war, she worked for Luzier’s cosmetics for 35 years. She married Earl Ray Holloway on February 15, 1932. Ray passed away in 1967. Mildred married Douglas Baldwin in 1973. Douglas passed away in 2007. Mildred always enjoyed gardening, and after her retirement, her green thumb blossomed. She is preceded in death by her parents, six siblings, and two husbands. Survivors include her daughter Jean (William) Larkin; granddaughter, Becky (Vernon) Lipp; great granddaughter Erin Lipp; great grandson, Scott Lipp; great great grandson, Niko Lipp. She will be missed by all. The family wishes to thank Omega Hospice and Shanna Lemen at Waterford South for the exceptional loving care they have given to Mildred.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, December 29, 2011
  • Rosary Service Thursday, December 29, 2011
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 30, 2011
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Mildred A. Baldwin

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Pat Mehan

December 31, 2011

I got to know Mildred as a volunteer with a hospice agency. Although she outlived their guidelines and was discharged from their servcies, I continued to see Mildred and we became friends. Over a period of 2 1/2 years I continued to visit her. She frequently called me at home just to chat when she got lonely. I admired Mildred and loved her so as a dear friend and she always made a point of telling me that she loved me too. I will remember Mildred fondly as a beautiful lady who cared about so many and was so graceful. I will never forget when I took her roses for her 100th birthday and she cried because she did not have anything for my birthday. Our birthdays were just 1 day apart. I told her that her friendship was all the gift I needed for my birthday. I will miss my dear friend, but I know she is now at peace in her Heavenly Home. I am blessed to have known Mildred.

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