Ruth M. Baldwin, 77, of rural Sweet Springs, formerly of Roach, in Camden County, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at home.
Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs. Rev. Alfred Rodewald will officiate. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs and visitation will follow from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Born Sept. 23, 1930, in Muncie, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Robert L. Rodgers and Florence James Rodgers. She was a 1948 graduate of Turner High School in Kansas City, Kan. In 1950, she married George Devlin. On Dec. 18, 1975, she married Wayne Baldwin, who preceded her in death on April 13, 1990. She had lived in rural Sweet Springs since February of 2005, moving from Camden County, and was a homemaker. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs and its Priscilla Guild. She was also a member of the Amigo Club in Sweet Springs.
Survivors include one son, Michael George Devlin of St. Louis; one daughter, Christine Winter of rural Sweet Springs; one grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert L. Rodgers, Jr. and her twin brother, William John Rodgers.