Frankie M. Baldry, age 94 of Wheaton, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Countryside Inn in Rosholt, South Dakota.
Funeral Services for Frankie will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Wheaton with Pastor Tim Shekleton officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church on Saturday. Organist will be Cheryl Shekleton. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Wheaton at a later date.
Frankie Mae (Falls) Baldry was born September 24, 1924, to Bruce and Ethel Falls, in Blue Ridge, Georgia. She graduated from Hixson High School and then attended Business College in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was united in marriage to Len Baldry at Raritan Arsenal in Metuchen, New Jersey, on April 19, 1944. After returning from the war, Len brought his new bride home to the family farm east of Dumont, MN, where they farmed until 1963. They moved into Dumont where they owned and operated the hardware store. In 1969 they moved into Wheaton, where Frankie worked in the BonJo’s clothing store until her retirement.
Frankie is survived by daughters: Becky (Larry) Hansing of Nederland, TX, and Jean (Michael) Gail of Wheaton, MN; grandchildren: Heidi Hansing and children, Jonathan (Nicole) Hansing and Eden Hansing; Elizabeth and Nathan Nevala and their children, Gabriel, Braden and Noelle; Ian Hansing, Jordan (Anessa) Hansing and their children, Ledger and Sutton; Karen and Jeff Sawyer and their family, MacKenzie, Carter and fiance’ Shelby Uphoff, Isaac, Gabi and fiance’ Shane Zylstra, Liam and Jackson; Timothy and Kim Gail and their family, Haley (Brandon) Nelson and Hannah; Mark and Nikki Gail and their children, Kylee, Eli and Griffin; and three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Baldry, Roselle Baldry, and Babe (Reg) Power.
Frankie was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two sisters, a brother and great-grandson.
Bainbridge Funeral Home of Wheaton, Minnesota, is in charge of arrangements.