Mildred I., nee Schatte, Bald, 93, of Lenzburg, IL; born on May 24, 1921 in Campbell Hill, IL; passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud, IL.
Mrs. Bald was a farmer. She was a member of St Peter United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL. She was a lifelong member of the Progressive Grange and was a 4-H leader for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Charles and Amanda, nee Hartel, Schatte. Her husband – Albert H. Bald whom she married on September 14, 1940 in Marissa, IL and who passed away on April 10, 2009. Two brothers – Wilbert Schatte; Walter Schatte. One sister – Arlu Murray.
She is survived by one son – Kenneth (Janice Sue) Bald of Freeburg, IL. One daughter – Sharon (Charles) Guebert of Red Bud, IL. Five grandchildren – Brian (Diane) Guebert of Red Bud, IL; Curtis (Gina) Guebert of Red Bud, IL; Pamela (Matthew) Schrader of Waterloo; Jeffrey (Amy) Bald of Swansea, IL; Michelle (Steve) O’Leary of Mascoutah, IL. Thirteen great-grandchildren – Evan Guebert; Connor Guebert; Nicholas Guebert; Caleb Guebert; Max Schrader; Ross Schrader; Ian Schrader; Matthew Bald; Christopher Bald; Gwendolyn Bald; Tylor O’Leary; Aiden O’Leary; Erin O’Leary. One sister-in-law – Jean Bald of Granite City, IL. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St Peter United Church of Christ; Christ of Savior Lutheran Church or St John Lutheran Church Expansion Fund.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and at St Peter United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at St Peter United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 10:00am with Rev. Howard Thomure officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held St Peter United Church of Christ Cemetery in Lenzburg, IL
Deepest sympathy to all of the family. Remember her coming to pick up Albert when they would bring their car to Eckerts
Posted by: Wayne Ruhmann – Red Bud, IL – Friend of family Aug 26, 2014
My parents Fred & Berniece Mueller were friends. I remember the name of Albert and Mildred Bald. I am sure they are having a grand time now.
Posted by: Ilene Mueller-Briner Aug 26, 2014
you have my deepest sympathy Sharon and Ken may God Bless you and your family at this time
Posted by: Allan Stahl – smithton, PA Aug 26, 2014
Blessings to you Sharon, Charlie and Ms. Mildred’s entire family. May the memories you hold in your hearts bring healing and peace to your souls. We bow our heads to the will of God during your time of bereavement. As the days become weeks; weeks become months and months become years may the Holy Spirit fill the void and you find comfort in knowing that your mother”s love lives on forever in your hearts so many beautiful ways. …In deepest Sympathy, Ruthie/Ollie Smith & Family
Posted by: Ruthie Smith – East St. Louis, IL Aug 27, 2014