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Samuel Ross Baker

Also Known As: "Frank"
Birthplace: Jefferson County, Iowa, United States
Death: August 21, 1976 (84)
Packwood, Jefferson County, Iowa, United States (Heart Attack)
Place of Burial: Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George P. Baker, (USA) and Asenath "Seeny" Baker
Husband of Offie Pearl Baker and Grace Baker
Father of Millie L. Baker; Ruth Eloise Stewart; George Vance Baker; Keith Delmer Baker and Kenneth Elmer Baker
Brother of Harriet Baker; Susan Baker; Harry Baker; Frances Mae Hinshaw; Irma Baker and 7 others

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About Frank Baker

FRANK BAKER was born March 1, 1892 in Jefferson County, Iowa to George P. Baker and Asenath (Ross) Baker .

Frank married Offie Pearl Steele on September 14, 1912.

Frank also married Grace Murphy on April 6, 1971.

He passed away August 21, 1976 in Packwood, Jefferson County, Iowa. He is buried in Antioch Cemetery, Penn Twp, Jefferson County, Iowa


PACKWOOD -S. R. "Frank" Baker, 84, died suddenly Saturday at 4 p.m. following a heart attack at his Packwood home.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Raymond Funeral home in Fairfield with the Rev. David Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery.

The Baker family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight from 7:30 to 9.

Baker was born March 1, 1892 in Jefferson County, the son of George P. and Asenath Ross Baker. He farmed in the Antioch area and spent his entire life in this county.

Baker was married to Offie Pearl Steele Sept. 14, 1912. She preceded him in death Nov. 11, 1957. On April 6, 1971 he was married to Grace Murphy, who survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Stewart, Fairfield; and George Baker of Washington.

Other survivors are 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, two stepdaughters, Mar. Everett Whitten, Packwood, and Mrs. Winifred Ancell, Burlingto; 12 step grandchildren and 20 stepgreat-grandchildren.

To this blessed marriage were born the following children:

Ruth Eloise Baker George Baker Keith D. Baker Kenneth E. Baker

This obituary was found by Richard K. Thompson in the Fairview Public Library. All family information added by Michele Ball for family relative Marsha (Branson) Pratt.

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Frank Baker's Timeline

March 1, 1892
Jefferson County, Iowa, United States
August 21, 1976
Age 84
Packwood, Jefferson County, Iowa, United States
Antioch Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, United States