Baker, John Mrs. – Obituary

Pioneer Woman Who Walked Across Plains Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now La Grande Star: Mrs. John Baker, wife of John Baker, of this city, an old and highly respected pioneer of Oregon and Union county passed away at an early hour yesterday morning at the home of her son-in-law, Frank P. Childers, after a lingering illness of many weeks duration. Apoplexy and old age were responsible. Mrs. Baker commenced to sink rapidly about midnight and passed away at an early hour in the morning. Mrs. Baker leaves behind to mourn her departure, her husband, John Baker, the grand jury bailiff, a son Charles Baker , and Mrs. W.S. Wines. Mrs. Baker’s demise was not unexpected as she was quite aged and has been ill for some time. The funeral will be held from the Childers home on Washington Avenue at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Dr. J. D. Gillian officiating. There is in the death of Mrs. Baker a story of perseverance and fortitude that only...

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