Person:Herbert Baker (9)

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  1. Herbert L. Baker1870 - 1956
m. 31 Jul 1909
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Name Herbert L. Baker
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Nov 1870 Juneau, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States
Marriage 31 Jul 1909 Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin, United Statesto Lottie Leona Gray
Death[1] 30 Jul 1956 Edgerton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton and Milton Junction Courier
    p. 6, August 2, 1956.

    Herbert L. Baker passed away in the Edgerton hospital Monday, July 30, at 2 p.m. He had been ill since April, having been in and out of the hospital several times. During his last few weeks he was cared for in the home of his niece, Mrs. Vincent Burtness, at Orfordville.
    He was well known for his artistic ability in painting and the writing of poetry. Mr. Baker was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star, and attended church as his health permitted. He was respected by those who knew him and leaves many beautiful paintings and thoughts with us.
    Herbert Leroy Baker was the son of Alexander Baker and Mary L. Evans Baker. He was 85 years old, being born in Juneau, Dodge Co., Wis., Nov. 27, 1870. There he attended the local school and grew to young manhood, learning the painting trade, his father's occupation; later taking up the study of decorative art. He was married to Miss Lottie Gray, in Milton Junction, July 31, 1909, and moved to Milton Junction July 31, 1914, where they spent the remainder of their lives. His beloved wife, Lottie, preceded him in death five years ago, Oct. 30, 1951. He was also preceded in death by his parents and sister.
    Mr. Baker is survived by three nieces, his sister's children: Mrs. Mabel Davis and Mrs. Hazel Wells, both of California, and Mrs. Gladys Deuel, in Michigan. He was the last of his line of the Baker family.
    Masonic rites were held at the Albrecht funeral home, Milton Junction, at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1. Funeral services will be held in the Milton Junction Methodist church at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, with Rev. Cecil Dawson and Pastor Kenneth Smith officiating. Burial will be in Milton Junction cemetery.