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Kay Marie Baudier

December 13, 1938 — August 1, 2019

Kay Marie Baudier was born on December 13, 1938, at Holdrege, Nebraska, to Ray H. and Ethel V (Millis) Williamson. Kay attended school in Stratton, Nebraska, graduating from Stratton High School.
Kay had many hobbies including sewing and working all types of puzzles. She enjoyed traveling and experiencing new places.

Kay passed away Thursday afternoon, August 1, 2019 at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman, she was 80 years of age.

Survivors include:
Son, Mike Petersen and wife, Joni, of Stratton, NE
Daughter, Deb Duba and husband, Butch, of Rockland, ID
Son, Kenneth Petersen of Stratton, NE
Step Sons: Jim (Socorro) Baudier
John Baudier
Step-Daughters: Ann Baudier
Marty (Joe) Ruff
Grandchildren: Austin Petersen, Evan Petersen, Sgt: Dylan Petersen, Ava Petersen,
Colt (Kayla) Duba, Dalton Duba, Mike Bortolin, Katherine Bortolin, Brian
Barker, Thom (Marcela) Davis, Lisa Baudier, Stephanie (Jessie) Gardis, Sean
(MSgt. Kristal) Baudier, SSgt: Jeremiah Baudier, Sarah Ruff, Therese Ruff

Great-Grandchildren: Hunter Duba, Easton Duba, Kevin Davis, Jackie Davis, Zazil Davis,
Czarie Davis, Xander Davis, Riley Gardis, Gage Gardis, Ethan Gardis,
Gabriella Bertolin, Bentley Baudier, Brayden Baudier, and Jordyn
Sister, Janie (Whitey) Moore of Arizona

Kay was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James Baudier, sister; Barbara Bair, brother;
Jim Williamson and step-daughter; Sue Baudier

Memorial services will be 10:00 A.M. (CT), Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Community United Methodist Church in Stratton with Pastor Rod Heilbrun officiating. Inurnment will take place at 3:00 P.M. (CT), Wednesday, August, 7, 2019 in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, Nebraska.

No viewing; Kay chose cremation.

A memorial has been established to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Fort McPherson National Cemetery

12004 South Spur 56a, Maxwell, NE 69151

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