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John Bruce "Jack" Baldwin, of Claremore, Okla. and formerly of Chicago, Ill. and Estes Park, Colo., passed away at his home on June 5, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was 83.
John was born April 2, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to Bruce Harry Baldwin and Kathryn Mary (Koehler) Baldwin.
Following a two year stint in the Army, John found employment with Illinois Bell in Chicago and continued his career with Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent in Naperville. He retired after a 30 year career, moving to Estes Park, Colo.
He is survived by his loving wife, LeeAnn (Krueger) Baldwin of the home; three sons and three daughters, Linda Baldwin, John (Katie) Baldwin, Laurie (Tom) Hiltz, Mary (Bill) Strickland, Robert (Lynn) Baldwin and Christopher (Courtney) Baldwin. He is also survived by his sister, Mary Phyllis (Baldwin) Ryan of Illinois; brother, Kenneth Robert Baldwin of Virginia; along with nineteen grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren.
After cremation and a small family gathering, John will be returned to his beloved Rocky Mountains in Colorado. He was loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In honor of John, memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org .
Published on June 7, 2016
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