William F. Baldwin

William F.
(Age 82)

Passed away on January 6, 2012 in Spokane, WA due to heart failure. Bill was born on May 16, 1929 to Fred and Anna Baldwin in Nine Mile Falls, WA. His family moved to Spokane, WA in his early years, where he lived the remainder of his life. He graduated in 1948 from John R. Rogers H.S., and served in the U.S. Navy from 1948-1952. He worked for Western Fruit Express/ Burlington Northern R.R. as a mill machine operator from 1953-1991. He married Roselie Collins on November 17, 1956. After 45 years of marriage, she preceded him in death in 2001. His sister, Lucille Fuher, also preceded him in death. He is survived by his son Steve Baldwin; daughter Denise Zoyer (John); grandsons Brock and Layton Zoyer; five brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Bill was an avid hunter, fisherman and loved gardening. He was a dedicated sports fan. Bill was a loving husband, father, brother and proud "Papa" who will be greatly missed.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 4-8pm at HAZEN AND JAEGER FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA . Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 2:00PM in the Alwin Chapel at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. A potluck gathering will follow the service at the home of Denise Zoyer.

Funeral Home

Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home
1306 North Monroe Street Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 327-6666

Published in Spokesman-Review from Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, 2012