|Gordon R. Baldwin, 84, of Belvidere passed away at his home on Thursday, April
He was born May 5, 1933, in Sturgis, KY, the son of Audie and Clara (Yates)
Baldwin. Gordon served in the United States Army and worked as an auto
mechanic until retirement.
On September 4, 1956, Gordon married Margaret Bryson in Shawneetown, IL.
She preceded him in death on July 21, 2003. He will be remembered as a loving
father, grandfather and great-grandfather who was an avid Cardinal Baseball fan.
Survivors include his son Mike (Noel) Baldwin; five grandchildren Brett (Mary)
McCabe, Shawn (Danielle) Wachter, Michael (Abby) Baldwin, Eric (Shannon)
Wachter, and Tim (Chelsie) Baldwin; eight great grandchildren Madison, Mikey,
Maya, Alec, Evelynn, Amelia, Peyton, and Maeve; siblings Ray “Perk” (Barb)
Baldwin, Bobby (Jeanie) Baldwin, and Helen (Walt) Schimke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, spouse Margaret; daughter Vicky
Baldwin; siblings George and Cleta.
Visitation will be from 11-1 PM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Saunders &
McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St. Harvard, IL 60033. Funeral services
will follow at 1 PM. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Harvard.
Family and friends may sign the online guest book at www.saundersmcfarlin.net.
For more information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.