Beth Biggs, 66, Rochester, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at her residence.
On Aug. 13, 1950, Beth was born in Fulton County. She was a treasured daughter of Thomas and Marion Louise Roudebush Baldwin. As the third oldest of the Baldwin children, growing up she shared her childhood with two older sisters Brooks and Becka and a younger brother Theodore. Beth starred in almost any sport she tried and was a member of the pre-IHSAA days, RHS girls athletic association. She excelled especially with bowling, softball and basketball. Extraordinary with the game of HORSE, Beth was a sharpshooter with a flare for sinking basketballs from any location. With great Zebra pride she graduated from Rochester High School with the class of 1968. Throughout her adult life she maintained a close relationship with her girlfriend group dubbed as the “Super Seven.”
In Rochester, on Oct. 20, 1974, Beth married the love of her life, David A. Biggs. They shared over 42 years of life’s adventures. Together they enjoyed hitting the links. Their favorite courses are Rochester’s Mill Creek and Moss Creek near Winamac. They enjoyed eight seasons wintering in Punta Gorda, Fla. Autumn brought on the NFL season, and with her marriage to Dave she became an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
In her earlier years, Beth served Rochester Ford as book keeper. She was a member of the ladies auxiliaries of the American Legion and Manitou Moose Lodge Family Center.
Left to cherish Beth’s memory are her husband Dave; two sons: Douglas A. Biggs and wife Kelly of Ocala, Fla.; Gregory D. Biggs and wife Robin of New Palestine; four grandchildren: Katelyn E. Smith, Jadyn A. Biggs, Graham D. Biggs, Avery D. Biggs; two great granddaughters; two sisters: Brooks Thompson and husband Bill of Nashua, NH, Becka Egold and husband Thomas of Greenwood; a brother, Theodore E. Baldwin of Gun Town, MS; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Beth in death are her parents, Thomas and Marion.
Dr. Mark Spencer will officiate services. Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.