Elsie L. Baldwin

Jan. 2, 1927 - Dec. 16, 2006

Lifelong Waukesha resident Elsie L. Baldwin, 79, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at Care-Age of Brookfield. Elsie was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Waukesha, to Harry and Lorretta (Thompson) Schaeffer.

On August 15, 1953, she married Wallace Baldwin, who preceded her in death. Elsie had worked for many years as a custodian at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha.

Elsie is survived by her brother, Edward Schaeffer of Waukesha; her aunt, Dell Thompson of Waukesha; her friends, Betty McWilliams, Marie Klingbiel, Kathryn Sabella and Jim Stephen; very special friend, Eda Fantl; and her godson, Alec Fantl. Other relatives and friends also survive.

Visitation for Elsie will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Dec. 21, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22, at Prairie Home Cemetery; please meet at the cemetery office.

Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit to view the online obituary, order flowers, leave an online tribute or receive directions.