William "Bill" E. Baitinger
April 17, 1933 - March 17, 2020
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Andrew John Popello III
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William E. Baitinger, 86, of West Lafayette died peacefully and with family on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. He was born in New York City, NY to the late George F. and Mildred E. Baitinger. He was a graduate of Forest Hills High School in Forest Hills, NY and Marietta College where he obtained a B.S in…

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Andrew John Popello III left a message on April 29, 2020:
In memory of William "Bill" E. Baitinger, Andrew John Popello III lit a candle
Helen Terrell left a message on April 2, 2020:
Dear Paula and all of Bill's loved ones - You have my deepest sympathy. I was blessed to get to know Bill in the OVPR office at Purdue. He was a very intelligent, kind and generous man with many fun stories - and a great listener, as well. He brought smiles wherever he went. I've missed him since I left Hovde, but am truly grateful for getting the opportunity to know him and Paula. Sending prayers to all - God Bless. R.I.P. Bill
Linda (Skronski) Berglan left a message on April 2, 2020:
My deepest sympathy to your family. Bill was my first boss at Purdue in the Office of Technology Commercialization. He taught me so many things as a young person just starting out and he is still one of my favorite bosses in my 24 years at Purdue.
Joe Schutter left a message on March 30, 2020:
Paula and family we send you our deepest sympathy and so happy to have met you and Mark oh yes and MATILDA. Bill was always so friendly and also you and Mark. May God Bless You and your Family. Joe and Janet Schutter of Westminster Village
Jane Riley left a message on March 30, 2020:
Paula and family, our Riley family remembers all the good times with Paula and Bill! I (Jane) am sure he was responsible for helping make me a birthday cake out of bread one year! Brings smiles. We are sincerely sad for you. Rest in Peace, Bill.
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Cliff & Gail Johnston left a message on March 27, 2020:
We lost a wonderful neighbor and friend. The neighborhood will not be the same without Bill, his positive spirit, quick wit, and the ways he made us all feel welcome. We miss you Bill.
Janet Thompson left a message on March 27, 2020:
My thoughts and prayers are with all the Baitinger family. I marvel at how you were all here so often supporting Bill. It was such a joy for me to see him and talk with him during my years at Westminster. I will miss him. He was such a wonderful man and devoted father. I am so sorry for your loss. Blessings to all of you.
Jamie Vanderipe left a message on March 27, 2020:
Sending prayers of comfort to the Baitinger family. He touched many.
Dan Vierk left a message on March 27, 2020:
Fond memories of Bill, Paula and their balloon “Madam X”. From launch crew, chase crew with CB radios, to willing passenger. Most memorable was the Albuquerque, NM balloon fest in October 1987. On my birthday we lifted off with what seemed like 100 other balloons. Amazingly you could return to the lift area by changing elevation and catching a different thermal to reverse direction. Bill Baitinger, a CLASS ACT! RIP Regards, Dan Vierk
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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