OBITUARY FOR DONALD M BAIRD

 1910-1963

 

Researched and compiled by Faye V Bell (SLC) 2012

 

 

            Donald (Dan) Baird was born to Robert H and Agnes Baird 27 Dec 1910, Scotland.  By the time he was 9 years old (1920 census) the family were on Big Trails, Washakie, Co. the sheep company of Steele and Baird was prospering and there were several hired men in the family home.  He married Nina L Simpson, daughter of Elizabeth (Bessie) Moses and Robert (Bert) Simpson in Worland, WY (ca 1931).  The couple had two daughters: Gay Iola and Donna Baird.  Danís lifestyle was varied and changeable.  Dan and Nina Baird lived in Ten Sleep until the family moved to Powell, WY in 1941; thence to Thermopolis and subsequently back to Worland.  Nina and Dan were divorced ca 1953.  Dan Baird passed away in 1963, preceded in death by both parents.  Both daughters and their several children survived him.

 

 

Memories:  Dan Baird was handsome and dashing.  When his mother passed away, he rode his horse into the Ten Sleep Bar.   As my cousinís husband and an extended member of my family, I knew him quite well.