Phyllis Joan Baldwin died Dec. 13, 2007. She was born on Oct. 17, 1929, to Harry and Stella (Cohen) Mindle in New York, N.Y. She was a 35-year resident of Del Norte County.

She was a member of the Widowed Person's Society and Fuschia Society of Del Norte. She was the widow of Bill Baldwin.

Phyllis is survived by daughters, Janet McClelland, of San Jose, and Ellen Backer, of Novato; son, Walter John Fleischmann, of Mt. Vernon, Wash.; and brother, Arthur Mindle, of Napa; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Baldwin.

The family requests contributions be made in Phyllis' memory to the Humane Society of Del Norte, 821 Elk Valley Road, Crescent City, CA 95531.

At her request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.