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Ellanora L. Dine (Baldwin) 90, was called home to be with the Lord on Sept. 25, 2017.
Born April 11, 1927 in Summit City, to M.D. Baldwin and Wilhelmina (Eckstein) Baldwin. At the age of 8 she moved to Kingsley and made her home with her parents Frank and Florence Baldwin.
Ellanora attended Kingsley High School; upon graduation, she attended nursing school at St. Mary's Nursing school in Grand Rapids. She was employed at Big Rapids Hospital, Keystone Hospital, and Munson Hospital in Traverse City. She retired from nursing and became an aid at various nursing homes throughout the Traverse City Area. During her lifetime she enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, traveling, photography, and loved and enjoyed her family.
She was preceded in death by both sets of parents; beloved brothers, Clayton Baldwin, of Mesick; Jay, Paul, and Don Baldwin, of Flint; Garfield Baldwin, of Kingsley; and beloved son, Frank Dine Sr. of Kingsley.
She is survived by a sister, Esther Wheeler, of Kingsley; daughter, Donaldine M. Dine, of Grawn; son, Glen I. Dine (Derinna), of Kingsley; daughter-in-law, Ellen Dine, of Kingsley; 15 grandchildren, Frank Jr. (Kathy), Michelle, Donald (Karla), Chris, Robyn, Shane, Desirae, Shanna, Justin (Rebekah), Charles Morden Jr. (Terri), Summer King (Jack), Mathew Morden, Alivia Morden, Jess Ashmore (Lyle), Nicole Pierce (Nathan); 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley on Friday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m., Stanley and Steven Hayes officiating. Interment will take place immediately following at Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions appreciated to PACE at the Grand Traverse Pavilions.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Covell Funeral Home.
Published on September 28, 2017
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