She was born on Oct. 15, 1925, in Olathe to C.W. and Lula (Laughlin) Thurston. She grew up and attended school in the Johnson County area and was a graduate of Stanley High School.
She married Val L. Baldwin.
She worked in bookkeeping.
Survivors include two sons, Gary L. Baldwin of Parsons and Greg L. Baldwin of Basehor; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Ohmes of Monrovia, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Val Baldwin, on April 25, 1960; a brother; and three sisters.
Following cremation, burial will be in Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.