Baker City, Oregon

Lillian Belle Baker, 87, passed away in Baker City, on Wednesday, July 31, 2003.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003, at Hilltop Memorial Cemetery in Nyssa. Services were under the direction of Lienkaemper Chapel, Nyssa.

Lillian was born to John A. Nelson and Elizabeth Belle Curt Nelson on May 9, 1916, in Blackwell, Okla. She married Paul W. Baker on April 2, 1934, in Twin Falls, Idaho, and they moved to Nyssa in 1939. Paul died in 1971.

Lillian worked for several years at Malheur Memorial Hospital in Nyssa and she moved to Baker City in 1977, she worked as the area coordinator for Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by four sons, Robert and Roger Baker of Ontario, Norman Baker of Nampa, Idaho, and Terry Baker of Vancouver, Wash.; two daughters, Barbara Mefford of Ontario and Janice Danford of Baker City; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister and one grandson.

Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, August, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor