Obituaries

Billie Baldock 1933 - 2013 Alma, KS

Billie Ann Baldock, 80, of Alma, Kansas, died Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the Alma Manor. She was a long-time resident of the community. Ann was born April 12, 1933, in Concordia, Kansas, the daughter of Clifford and Irene Lyne Huffman. She attended local schools and graduated from Miltonvale High School in 1952. She married Bill Baldock on April 2, 1953, in Miltonvale. He survives at their home. Ann was a homemaker. She also worked for a short time at Warfel’s Bakery in Alma and earlier in a grocery store. She was a member of the Alma United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She kept busy with her children’s various recreational activities and organizations and was an active member of the Booster Club. She enjoyed playing Pitch and Bridge and was an avid college basketball fan. Ann is also survived by her daughter, Darcy Ann Stuewe and her husband, Gerald, Alma; her sons, Kent Baldock and Gayla Walker, Deophos, Kale Baldock, Kansas City, Thad Baldock and his wife, Kaija, Tonganoxie; grandchildren, Heather Ann Orton and her husband, Todd, Brandon Stuewe and Jackie Turner, Hattie Ann Baldock, Remi Baldock, Kasia Baldock, Kalea Baldock; and two great-grandchildren, Talen Ann and Cyler. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Larry Huffman. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013, at the Alma United Methodist Church. Reverend Kyle Scheideman was the officiant. Burial followed at 3:00 p.m., in Hall Cemetery, northeast of Minneapolis, Kansas. Mrs. Baldock was in-state on Wednesday, starting at 2:00 p.m., at Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home in Alma, where the family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. They suggest memorial contributions to the Alma United Methodist Church or the Alma Recreation Commission, and those may be sent in care of Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home, PO Box 232, Wamego, KS 66547. Online condolences may be made at www.campanellafuneral.com.
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