Sheila Baldwin Obituary

Sheila M. Baldwin
Sheila M. Baldwin
Sheila M. Baldwin

September 29, 1945 - November 29, 2004
Born in Sheffield, England
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Sheila Baldwin died Monday, November 29, 2004 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. She was 80 years old. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 3 at Windsor Presbyterian Church. Internment will be at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines.

Sheila was born September 29, 1924, in Sheffield, England to William and Ida Brookes. She married Robert Baldwin on October 13, 1945 in Sheffield and moved to Iowa in May 1946. Bob and Sheila have two sons, Michael and Mark, both who live in the Des Moines area.

Sheila worked in customer service for Green Colonial and later for nearly 20 years as a classroom associate in the Des Moines Public School District at Brooks, Garton, Logan, Merrill and Moulton schools specializing in reading and special education. After retiring in 1986 she continued to volunteer as a reading assistant at Windsor Elementary School. In addition, she was very involved with activities at her church where she was a member for nearly 50 years.

She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the Des Moines Area Retired School Personnel Association.

Sheila is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert; two sons, Michael (Linda) of Des Moines and Mark (Susan) of Urbandale; and four grandchildren, Ryan (Heidi) of Minneapolis, Whitney of Des Moines and Sarah and David of Urbandale.

Friends are invited to a visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 2 at Westover Funeral Home. Memorials in honor of Sheila may be made to Windsor Presbyterian Church or to Kavanagh House, a service of Hospice of Central Iowa.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, December 2, 2004
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Windsor Presbyterian Church
6301 University Avenue
Windsor Heights, IA US 50311
Friday, December 3, 2004
11:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Friday, December 3, 2004


Windsor Presbyterian Church
6301 University
Des Moines, IA 50311