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Neldona "Donnie" Wickman Baldwin
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1934
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2012
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Obituary: BALDWIN, NELDONA


Published: Deseret News 4 December, 2012


Neldona W. Baldwin "Donnie"Our loving Wife, Mom, Grandma and "Grandma Great" passed away in Salt Lake City 1 Dec 2012 after struggling many years with diabetes and its complications. She was born 26 Aug 1934 in Seattle, Washington. She was the oldest child of Neldon and Grace (Winn) Wickman. Donnie was raised in Castle Dale by her aunt and uncle Feno and Evie Huntington. She met Wallace Baldwin while he was home on leave from the U.S.A.F. and they were married 4 Feb 1956. Donnie was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was called at age 16 as a Primary Teacher and at 26 she was called as a Relief Society President.Donnie received her higher education at BYU. Later in life she continued her education with classes at Idaho State University and the U of U.The family moved to Idaho in the 1960's and Donnie taught a private Kindergarten in her home there. She always included two or three children with speech disabilities who were recommended by a friend who was a speech therapist.In the Spring of her life Donnie lived and worked at the Huntington home and farm in Castle Dale, Utah. In the Summer of her life she and her family loved to go camping in their travel trailer. Her favorite spots were Joe's Valley and Island Park in Idaho. In the Fall of her life she loved to travel. She and Wally and many friends took several cruises to many parts of the world and Donnie loved it. In the Winter of her life came her health struggles. However, in between them she and her family and many friends enjoyed time at the family cabin near Fairview.Donnie always loved to knit, crochet, scrapbook and do "crafties." She always said that was her relaxation.Donnie has always been an out-going, positive thinking lady. She had many friends and was always there to cheer on and help anyone who was having troubles. She was especially devoted to her family- both immediate and extended.Donnie was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers-Craig, John and David and one granddaughter, Bailey Grace Blake. She is survived by her husband, Wallace Baldwin; one son Steven; three daughters-Tammi (Rick) Hagen, Melinda Hartley, Jennifer (Chris) Blake; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Also one sister- Janet (Jack) Magnuson and one special Brother Mack Huntington.Funeral Services will be held at the LDS church at 4545 South 1200 East at 11 a.m. on Wed, Dec 5th. Friends may call at a visitation at the church Tues evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the funeral on Wed morning. The family thanks all the friends and relatives and those who have taken care of Donnie and watched over Wally. We wish to express our thanks for your loving care.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Neldon Wickman (1913 - 1972)
  Grace Francis Winn Wickman (1912 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Steven R Baldwin (1957 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Neldona Wickman Baldwin (1934 - 2012)
  Craig Andrew Wickman (1936 - 1961)*
  John Kendall Wickman (1937 - 2009)*
  David Winn Wickman (1944 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Memorial Park
West Valley City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Debra Eaton
Record added: Apr 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107829118
Neldona Donnie <i>Wickman</i> Baldwin
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Neldona Donnie <i>Wickman</i> Baldwin
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Neldona Donnie <i>Wickman</i> Baldwin
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