Patricia L. Baldwin, age 73 of Howard City, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at her home following a short illness. Patricia was born on May 2, 1947 in Flint to William George and Rosemary (Ulrich) Bellinger and graduated from Elsie High School. Patricia later married Tony Baldwin on November 27, 1965 in Williamston and Tony preceded her in death on September 27, 2017. Patricia later graduated from Alma College with a Bachelors of Arts Degree and was a poet and author of 2 poetry books. Patricia had been a caregiver and homemaker most of her life and was a member of the Christ The King Catholic Church in Howard City and enjoyed flower gardening, reading, listening to music, art and visiting with her grandchildren.
Patricia is survived by her children, Debra (Mark) Laper of Lakeview; Sharon Baldwin of Howard City; Melinda (Bill) Engle of Elmira Michigan; Anthony (Jenna) Baldwin of Clare; Floyd Baldwin of Mt. Pleasant; Sam (Erin) Baldwin of Greenville; Emma (Joe) Wernette of Big Rapids; her grandchildren; Max, Patrick, Nanette (Tarryn), Mahnee, Tonaleaha (Taylor), Bailey, Toby, Kierra, Jordan, Jenna, Jacob and Jon; her great grandchildren, Luxanna, Garren, Jaxson, Alistair, Jennifer; her sisters and brothers, Theresa Bellinger; Andy (Denise) Bellinger; Rebecca Bellinger; Carolyn (Leslie) Kaatz; Kim (Shearard) Westbrook; William (Sue) Bellinger; Peter Bellinger; Matthew (Laurie) Bellinger; Timothy Bellinger; Adam Bellinger; Rosie (Bruce) Sherman. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Baldwin in 2017 and by her daughter, Marie A. Baldwin in 1966.
VISITATION : Monday, June 1, 2020 from 10-11am at Christ The King Catholic Church 9596 Reed Road Howard City MI 49329 with FUNERAL MASS SERVICES : Monday June 1, 2020 at 11am at Christ The King Catholic Church in Howard City with Rev. Father James VanderLaan presiding. INTERMENT : Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 2pm at the Crestwood Memorial Gardens in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Friends may consider memorial contributions to the Baldwin Family to assist with cemetery monuments. Friends may send a condolence, share a memory or share a picture with the Baldwin family online at www.crandellfh.com. Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home – White Cloud Chapel. 231-689-1492.