Our dear Audrey, age 105, held the honorable position as the oldest resident of the Indiana Masonic Home since 2010. Audrey has been called home to her Mansion our God has prepared for her, and she is now organizing her well-deserved place in Heaven. The following obituary was written by her as she organized, planned and readied for this day.
Audrey Almeda (Lemmink) Baldwin, age 105, a native of Indianapolis, and widow of Frank E. Baldwin, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. She was born on July 26, 1909.
Mrs. Baldwin had been secretary in the Christian Education Department of the Presbyterian State Office for seven years and church secretary at Fairview Presbyterian Church.
She was active in the Washington Street Presbyterian Church, First Meridian Heights Presbyterian Church and the former Eastminster Presbyterian Church and had been a current member of Irvington Presbyterian Church. She was past worthy matron of Queen Esther Chapter No. 3, Order of the Eastern Star and former grand representative of the OES Indiana Grand Chapter.
She was past president of the Indianapolis Eastside Community Chapter of AARP and served as volunteer tour coordinator and escort for the past 19 years.
Lucky are those whose lives she touched.
Audrey is survived by her dear friends, Ron and Gloria Phillips; nephew Tom (Sarah) Baldwin; great-nieces, Donna (Jim) Baldwin Margason and Mary (Jim) Baldwin MacMoran; and great-nephews, Kenny (Pam) Baldwin and Scott (Rebecca) Baldwin.
A service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Indiana Masonic Home, Kresge Chapel at 690 S. State St., Franklin, with calling from 11 a.m. to time of service. An Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at 12:45 p.m. Friday at the chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Irvington Presbyterian Church or to the Indiana Masonic Home, 690 S. State St., Franklin, IN 46131.
Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.flinnmaguire.net.