Mereata L. Baldwin, 101, Hill City, formerly of Palco, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Dawson Place, Hill City.

She was born March 11, 1913, in Palco to Louis and May (Morton) Marcotte.

She married Alfred Baldwin on Aug. 3, 1936, in Hays. He preceded her in death. She made and donated stuffed animals to Hays Medical Center for children for many years.

Survivors include three sons, Marvin Baldwin, Larned, Richard Baldwin, Zurich, and Gary Baldwin, Ozark, Mo.;

a daughter, Carolyn Brock, Gravois Mills, Mo.; two sisters, Eula Rathbun, Natoma, and Lerata Scoggins, Chattanooga, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Palco; burial in Greenmound Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Plainville.

Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church, Palco, or Dawson Place in care of the funeral home.

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