Sunday, July 26, 2009

Arthur Junior Baldwin

Arthur Junior Baldwin
Died December 15, 1999
PESHAWBESTOWN - Arthur Junior Baldwin, 68, of Peshawbestown, died Wednesday at his home. Born Sept. 20, 1931, in Leelanau County, he was the son of William and Margaret Agnes (Sands) Baldwin. On June 24, 1972, in Peshawbestown, he married the former Catherine C. Harris, who survives.

Arthur served in the U.S. Army in Japan and Korea. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed spending time with them. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Arthur was a member of Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church and Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

Besides his wife, he is survived by seven stepchildren, George Yannott, Jr., Sandra Sue Yannott, Florine Marie Yannott - all of Suttons Bay, Richard Arnold Yannott-Hart of Grand Rapids; Loi Ellen Chambers of Suttons Bay and Gail Lynn Yannott-Woods of Grand Rapids; a brother, Lavern Scott of Thompsonville; a sister, Mary Zubler of Houston; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a nephew.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at Martinson Funeral Home in Suttons Bay. Friends may also call after 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, where a wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the church with Rev. Andrew G. Buvala officiating. Burial will be in Kateri Tekakwitha Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church.

2 comments:

Silas said...

this is my great grandpa my name is silas james yannott

Brenda said...

Hi there, Do you have any photos of Arthur that I could put with his obit. Or you could write a lineage like: Arthur and ? had a child,
???? the next generation is myself, ...Silas.. or just some note on what he was like or did you do games or anything of that nature. My address of choice: kingsley AT aol.com = remove the word AT
Brenda