Sylvia Evelyn Baldwin passed away January 11, 2020 at the age of 87 in Boise, Idaho at St. Alphonsus Hospital of natural causes. Sylvia, known by Evelyn, was born May 07, 1932 in Emmett, Idaho. She was the daughter of Robert and Belva Willingham.
Evelyn was raised in Emmett, finished school and married John H Baldwin on July 13, 1950. Evelyn and John were married for 69 years having two sons, Michael and Jack. The family moved from Emmett to Payette and finally settled in Boise. After raising their 2 sons she went to beauty college, converted the son’s bedroom into a beauty salon and operated it for 31 years.
She is survived by her husband John, two sons, Michael, his wife Dawn and Jack; siblings, Betty Acheson and Ted Willingham. She has 3 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 7 great-grandsons, 2 great-granddaughters, 1 great-great grandson and 1 great-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Bella Willingham; sister, Margie Howard and brother, Bill Willingham.
Evelyn was a loving wife and caring mother. Always making time for family and friends. She spent a lifetime being honest and openly showing thoughtfulness for anyone around her. Evelyn will never be forgotten and will always be deeply missed.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Community Bible Church, 120 E 3rd Street, in Emmett, Idaho. Arrangements are in the care of the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett. Condolences may be offered at www.potterchapel.com
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