Linda Baird

HERMANSVILLE – Linda F. Baird, 100, of Hermansville, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

She was born Nov. 17, 1913, in Manitowoc, Wis., the daughter of the late Herman and Clara (Radue) Krohn.

Linda graduated from Manitowoc High School in 1931.

She married Laban Baird on July 26, 1939, in Manitowoc. He preceded her in death on March 11, 2006.

Linda was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hermansville, the Methodist Women’s Society, American Legion Auxiliary, 82nd Airborne Auxiliary and the Hermansville Senior Center.

She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Linda is survived by her son Calvin (Cynthia) Baird of Vulcan; grandchildren Kristy Plaswirth of Springfield, Pa. and Daniel Baird of Vulcan; great-grandchildren Nicolas and Erika; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Edna Kelm, Irene Bellmore and Flora Champion.

Family will greet friends on Friday, Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hermansville.

A memorial service for Linda and Laban will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the church with Pastor Christine Berquist, officiating.

Interment will follow at the Meyer Township Cemetery.

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Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.