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Jacqueline Baldes

March 2, 1928 December 26, 2019
Jacqueline Baldes
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Obituary for Jacqueline Baldes

Jacqueline Jean Baldes, 91, of Pekin passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Pekin Manor.

She was born March 2, 1928 in Peoria to William Elmer and Mildred Juanita Gibson Switzer.

She married Elmer J. Baldes Jr. November 15, 1947 in Springfield; he preceded her in death December 7, 1995.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Joan Segler; son, Elmer John Baldes III; grandson, Adam Michael Baldes and her 4 legged best friend, Billie.

She is survived by her son, Michael J. Baldes of Pekin; daughters, Candy (Ray) Knippenberg of Naperville, Mitzi (David) Hobbs of Naperville, Jayme (Scott) Gambrel of Pekin; daughter-in-law, Gail Meyer; eleven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Jacqueline worked for JCPenney; retiring in 1993. She was a volunteer for Pekin Hospital and assistant at Heartland Dog Training Center. She enjoyed being with her family, reading, was a lousy golfer and family spaghetti dinners.

Cremation has been accorded and services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to TAPS in her name.

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