Sheila Baldauf age 62, 823 West Main Street Portland passed away Wednesday evening in the Jay County Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born in Portland April 5, 1955 the daughter of Benton and Norma (Zerkel) Hedges. She was married April 2, 1977 to Tom Baldauf who survives. She was a homemaker and 1974 Portland High School graduate. She was a member of the Moose Lodge, The Rock Church and Optimist Club.
Surviving are her husband Tom, her father Benton Hedges of Portland, two daughters Stephanie Baldauf of Portland and Crystal Burress (husband Kevin) of Portland, one brother Bruce Hedges (wife Heather) of Fishers and one sister June Craig (husband Mark) of Thomasville, GA., Seven grandchildren
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10:00 AM in The Rock Church with Pastors Jeff Horsman and Mark Hinshaw presiding. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 – 7:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home and Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorials can be made to the Jay County Humane Society or The Rock Church.