Cove, Union County, Oregon
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Dies in Cove
Mrs. George Baker, a resident of Cove for over 40 years, died yesterday at her home there. She was past 77 years old and had been invalid for several years.
Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church in Cove Thursday at 2 p. m. Rev. C. E. Callahan will officiate.
Mrs. Baker was born Hannah F. Schoonhoven, Nov. 8, 1861; at Maiden Rock, Wis. Her parents moved to Osakis, Minn. when she was nine and resided there many years.
She was married to Ed H. Saunders, Watford, Ontario, June 29, 1879 and had one child, Clark Edward, who now resides in California. Saunders died in 1882.
She was married to George M. Baker, in Osakis, Feb. 12, 1889. In 1895 they moved to Oregon, where she lived the remainder of her life. Four children were born, Earl M. and Roy J. of Cove, Ray O. of Summerville and Eva M. who died seven years ago.
Besides her husband and children, survivors include eight grandchildren; one great grand-daughter; two brothers, Orien of Portland and Henry of California.
She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for 60 years.
The La Grande Observer,
April 19, 1939:
Contributed by: Holly Vonderohe