Yvonne Marie Baird was born March 24, 1953, in Port Allegany, PA, the daughter of James E. and Ella Mae (Butler) Price, then of Keating Summit, PA. She spent her early years in the Keating Summit area and received her education there.
In 1973, Yvonne began serving her country with the United States Air Force as an operating room specialist. Her last assignment was at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center located in San Antonio, TX. In February of 1975, she completed her military duty and was honorably discharged.
Throughout her life, Yvonne’s working career included being a cook, bartender and a Department of Transportation escort for wide-load hauling across the country. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Keating Summit, PA.
On Friday, August 26, 2022, Yvonne passed from this life at the age of 69 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ella Price.
Left to keep her memory close in heart are her children: Shawn and his wife, Bridget Baird of Spirit Lake, IA, and Carissa L. Collins of Hartley, IA; grandchildren: Bobbie Jo Roos, Hunter Baird, Foster Baird, Gregory Collins, Nathan Hale, Nicholas Camp, and Sophia Wilcox; great-grandchildren: Mia Roos, Quinn Baird, Kira Hale; brothers: Gary Price, and Donald Price; sisters: Vicki Griswold, Wendy Hulick, and Carol Price; other relatives and friends.