Wilma Lois Baldwin
TORRINGTON – Services for Wilma Lois Baldwin, 90, of Torrington will be Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church of Torrington with a viewing beginning at 1 p.m. Interment at Valley View Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send their condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran church in Wilma’s name.
Wilma went to be with the Lord May 4, 2022. She was born July 8, 1931, in Keeline, the daughter of Leo C. Heins and Hedwich (Miller) Heins. She grew up on the family ranch south of Keeline and graduated from Manville High School. She married Edward Baldwin from Van Tassell on September 8, 1950, and the couple purchased the Anton Fisher Homestead. Ed ranched with Wilma at his side, raising their family in the Prairie Center Community. Wilma and Ed retired in 2002 moving into Torrington. The couple loved to travel and enjoyed displaying and sharing their antiques. Wilma once counted over 100 teapots in her collection and especially enjoyed musical instruments. She loved to gather family history and gave area cattle ranch tours. Through the years, she worked very hard serving her Lord Jesus, family and community.
Wilma was a member of the Burge Club, American Legion Auxiliary Post #1, Goshen Cattlewomen and past President of the Wyoming Cattlewomen and Our Savior Lutheran Church.
Wilma is survived by four children, daughter Barbara (Wayne) Erickson, daughter Lorraine (Ed) Brummell, son Elden (Tena) Baldwin and son Bruce Baldwin all of Torrington; eight grandchildren, Jeff (Kim) McKinney of Wheatridge, Colo., Jody (Micah) Connor of Federal Heights, Colo., Eddie (Jennifer) Brummell of Torrington, Joe (Missy) Brummell of Sheridan, Mont., Erin (Jeff) Hinton of Sheridan, Jason (Shannon) Baldwin of Torrington, Scott Baldwin and Michael Baldwin; eleven great grandchildren, three step-great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Hedwich Heins, brother Allen Heins, sister Alma Gaukel, granddaughter Brittany Baldwin and step-grandson David Erickson.