She was born Sept. 26, 1923, in Greenville, Mich., to Lynes F. and Meroe M (Coats) Baldwin. On Aug. 19, 1945, she was united in marriage to Donald Wyand in Greenville, Mich. Her husband Donald was a Naval Aviator for 33 years and career took them many place to live both in the United States and abroad. She was formerly employed by the Gibson Refrigerator Company of Greenville, Mich., the Spaulding Company of Grand Rapids, Mich., and a chain of Deli’s in Coronado, Calif., as an accountant.
She volunteered at numerous Naval Hospitals, the Navy Relief Organization, American Red Cross and served as a Pink Lady at Coronado Naval Hospital. She was an avid bridge player, swimmer and diver. She was a guest of the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace in 1972.
Survivors include her husband: Donald Wyand, Winona Lake, Ind.; daughters: Susan (Bill) Allen, Leesburg, Ind.; Nancy (Bruce) Stambler, Simi Valley, Calif.; son: Donald (Silda) Wyand, Honolulu, Hi.; grandchildren: J.B. (Lisa) Van Meter, Carmel, Ind.; Dawna (Don) McCune, Warsaw, Ind.; Kelly Stambler, San Francisco, Calif.; Robby Stambler, Santa Monica, Calif.; Nick Allen, New Orleans, La.; Joshua and Ethan Wyand, Honolulu, Hi.; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday August 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel Warsaw, IN. Reverend Robert Livingston will officiate. Interment will be in Point Loma National Cemetery Point Loma, CA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County 3489 E. 100 South Pierceton, IN 46562 or Kosciusko Home Health Care & Hospice P.O. Box 1196 Warsaw, IN 46581