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John Baldwin
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Obituary of John Joseph Baldwin

John “Jack” Joseph Baldwin, 75, of Priest River, Idaho passed away on the 7th of November 2021 at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho while battling Esophageal Cancer. John was born the 3rd of June 1946 in Los Angeles, California to Robert Baldwin of Utah and Elizabeth Price of Montana. John grew up in Los Angeles, California area and met his wife Dixie Lee through a friend and were married on the 27th of April 1963 at the age of 16. John and Dixie were happily married for 41 years, up to the time of her passing. John enlisted into the Military and served in the Army from the 16th of March 1966 and was then released in 1972. While enlisted in the Army, John served in the Vietnam War and was a triple Purple Heart Recipient. John then worked and retired as a Captain with the Kootenai Fire Station #4. John was a legend in disc golf and was known as “Old Man Jack”. He also enjoyed playing billiards, riding his side by side and camping on the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River but mostly loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren who will remember John as “Papa”. John his survived by his children: James “Jim” Randolph Baldwin of Greyland, Washington; Candie Ann (Sandon) McFarland of Post Falls Idaho and her children Bryanna, Shawn, Kayla, Courtney and children; Michelle Marie (Brandon) Studebaker of Rathdrum, Idaho with her children Adam Dawson and children, Kaitlyn and children Mckenna Francis (Brian) Everett of Rathdrum Idaho and John Robert Baldwin (Brandy) and their children of Coeur d’Alene Idaho. John is also survived by his siblings: Sister Susan Pedder from Menifee California, Sister Donna Loveridge of North Hollywood California, Sister Christina Monroe of Rathdrum Idaho, Stepsister Faye Jett of Boise Idaho, Brother Michael Baldwin of Tehachapi California and Stepbrother Bill Baldwin of Lake Forest California as well as his 9 grandchildren: Bryanna, Shawn, Kayla, Courtney, Adam, Kaytlin, Kayl, Jordan and Ciarra as well as 12 great grandchildren: Varonica, Kadance, Corbin, Aubrie, Grayson, Asher, Kam, Raelyn, Oliver, Natalie, Walker and Reilly. John is preceded in death by his wife Dixie Lee Baldwin, Father Robert P. Baldwin, Mother Elizabeth J. Ellis and Brother Robert “Butch” Baldwin. A celebration of John’s “Jack” life will be held on Saturday November 20th, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at Anthem Church located in Hayden, Idaho located at 251 Miles Ave Hayden Lake, Idaho. The family suggest that memorials may be made to The Schneidmiller House Hospice of North Idaho 2290 West Prairie Avenue Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.
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