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Mildred Baldwin

Wednesday, December 28, 2011


Mildred Holloway Baldwin, age 100, passed away on Dec. 25, 2011. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11822 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29 at McGilley State Line Chapel, the Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Burial will be 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 on 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 Feb. 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; and 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. Condolences may be left online at www.mcgilleystatelinechapel.com.


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