Francisus Baldwin

Obituary of Francisus Baldwin

Francisus J. "Frank" Baldwin, age 84, of Osage Beach, Missouri, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at his home in Osage Beach.

Frank was born November 12, 1932 in Tillburg, Holland. He was the son of Benedictus and Cornelia (Beaard) Baldwin, and had several brothers and sisters.

On May 16, 1959 in Toronto, Canada , Frank was united in marriage to Gertrude "Gert" Mayer, who preceded him in death on October 23, 2015. They had shared 56 years of marriage together at the time of Gert's death.

Frank was employed with Brown Shoe Company as an award winning master shoe designer. He had an enormous passion for life and unstoppable energy and drive. His perfectionist mindset drove him to do any job to the highest level possible. Frank had an unconditional love for people, and would light up any room with his amazing smile. He loved living at Lake of the Ozarks and the people he became friends with.

Frank is survived by his sons, Buckley Baldwin and Edwin Baldwin, both of Glen Allen, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife Gert.

Services will be held Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12:00pm at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach, Missouri. The family will receive friends for visitation from 10:00am-12:00 pm prior to services at the funeral home.

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