Louise Ruth Baird, age 93, of Altoona, died Tuesday afternoon, November 23, 2021. She was born April 22, 1928 in Indiana, raised in Altoona, married a Navy veteran of WWII, raised 5 children, resided in California for 30 years, then recently moved back to Altoona.
Surviving are four children: Dayne Baird (Kathleen) of Altoona, Linda Senzer (Stephen) of Littleton, Co., Bonnie Finochio (Patrick) of State College, and Elizabeth Spahn of Fl.; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Joann Ferra and Virginia Ferra.
She was preceded in death by her parents: James A., Sr. and Eleanor (Clifford) Galentine; her husband, Lynn S. Baird in 2004; a son, David Baird in 2014; a grandson, Sean Baird in 2015; a sister, Phyllis Perfetti; and two brothers: James A., Jr. and David Galentine.
Louise was a graduate of Indiana High School. She was a homemaker and a devout Christian.
There will be no public services. Interment will take place at Carson Valley Cemetery.
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