- Local Guide
Elbert L. Baird, 88, of 11309 Bobwhite Lane, in St. Marys, died at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center, in Lima.
He was born Jan. 25, 1923, in Old Washington, to Vera A. (Boyd) and Charles M. Baird.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a wife, Dorcas (Woolley) Baird; and a wife, Marjorie (Potter) Hammann-Baird.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Funeral rites are scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Monday at Meyer Community Chapel of Otterbein â€“ St. Marys, with the Rev. Dennis Gaertner officiating. Burial is to follow at the Arcadia Cemetery in Arcadia.
Visitation is scheduled from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Monday at Otterbein.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Otterbein benevolent fund.