Terrance "Terry" Patrick Baldridge, 72, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha.
Terry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Anne Baldridge of Cedar Rapids; his daughter, Renee (Mike) Heller of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; son, Michael; sister, Janan Baldridge of Cedar Rapids; and grandchildren, Brady, Katelyn and Ryan Heller of Glen Ellyn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Katherine Baldridge; and sister, Jerilyn Greenwalt.
Terry was born July 3, 1944, in Cedar Rapids. He attended St. Patrick's High School and Loras College. On May 8, 1965, he married Mary Anne Saunders at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea. Terry worked for Whirlpool Corp., retiring in 2009. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Terry was an avid Hawkeye fan who enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking. His ability to bring happiness into people's lives with his endless sense of humor will be missed by many.
A celebration of life will be planned for close friends and family in the near future.
Memorials may be directed to the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha, or St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids.
Please share your support and memories with Terry's family on his tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.
Posted on Tuesday, 23 August 2016