Jeanette Baird

April 27, 1921 July 20, 2010

Jeanette Baird of Pewaukee, formerly of Oaklawn, Ill., died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at LindenGrove Health Care Center in Waukesha at the age of 89. Jeanette was born in Peotone, Ill., on April 27, 1921, the daughter of William and Esther Wanner.

Jeanette married the love of her life, Phil Baird, on April 4, 1942. She was a past member of United Church of Christ in Oaklawn.

Jeanette will be dearly missed by her husband, Phil; son, Russ (Judy) Baird; grandchildren, Jennifer (John) Dean and Jonathan (Laura) Baird; and great-grandchildren, Tyler, Leo and Cole Dean and William, Paige and Mira Baird. She is further survived by a niece, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Marcella Bettenhausen.

The memorial service for Jeanette will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Kirkland Crossings, 700 Quinlan Drive, Pewaukee, WI 53072. The Rev. John Crosswaite will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Kirkland Crossings Memorial Fund (see address above). Burial will take place privately.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family.

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