LeRoy Frank Baethke, 88, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the Cresco Care Center. Friends called from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco, and also one hour prior to services at the church. Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Orleans Lutheran Church in rural Cresco. Burial was in the church cemetery.