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Twila Jean (Irvine) Bailie

Twila Jean (Irvine) Bailie Twila Jean Irvine Bailie, 81, of Manhattan, died Saturday December 23, 2017 at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

She was born in Delphos, Ottawa County, KS, the daughter of Willard R. and Clara E.
Irvine. She graduated from Delphos High School in 1953. She attended Kansas State
University, and received a B. S. degree in Elementary Education. While at K-State she
was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Mrs. Bailie taught public school in several communities in Iowa. She also taught for 21
years at Trinity Community Preschool.

She was united in marriage to Wayne Bailie on August 26, 1956. He survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Claire E. Jones of Atlanta, GA, her husband David, Scott
V. Bailie of Lenexa, KS, his wife Grace, and Melanie R. Bailie of Raleigh, NC; and her
beloved grandchildren, Justin Davis, Ryan Davis, Emily Bailie, Michael Bailie,
Christopher Bailie, Heather Freddoso, Caitlin Freddoso, Anthony Freddoso, and Thomas
Freddoso; and also her sister, Virginia Hurtig of Delphos, KS.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Marjorie Klein.

Mrs. Bailie served on the House Corporation of Alpha Xi Delta for many years. She was
active with the Trinity Presbyterian Church, where she was a long time member, Elder,
Deacon and Sunday School teacher. She served on both the Committee on Ministries and
Commissioned Lay Pastor committees of the Presbytery of Northern Kansas. She was
also a member of Chapter DE of PEO. Mrs. Bailie was a life member of the KSU
Alumni Association and contributed generously to the Mike Ahearn Scholarship Fund
through the KSU Foundation. She has held season tickets for KSU Football and
Basketball programs since 1972.

She enjoyed reading, making scrap books for her grandchildren and traveling. She had
the opportunity to travel to all seven continents.

Memorial services for Mrs. Bailie will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday December 27, 2017 at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1110 College Avenue in Manhattan, with Rev. Helen Hutchison officiating. Private Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Delphos Cemetery in Delphos, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church or the KSU Foundation - Mike Ahearn Scholarship Fund. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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