Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Edith McKee Baker
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 28, 1887
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1976
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Edith was born in Iowa. She was musically inclined and played for Church services when she was only 12 yrs old. In 1902, Edith and her family moved to Port Angeles, Washington, she was 14 yrs old. On June 10, 1906 she married Chester Logan Baker, a merchant in Port Angeles. Edith and Chester moved to Seattle in 1915. In 1923 they moved to Bremerton. Edith started studying music , she applied and received her certificate to teach piano in public schools in Seattle, Tacoma and Bremerton, retiring in 1949. Edith was active in the Methodist Church as an Organist and Choir Director. She played for church services held in the Metropolitan Theater in Seattle for several years and while there was invited to go to Switzerland to play for the 1948 Olympic Games, but was unable to accept. Edith passed away from cancer, she was 89. She was cremated and her ashes scattered.
Edith and Chester had six children; Darl, Gladys, Jeanette, Donald, Doris and Neil. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Chester Logan Baker (1886 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Darl Bitner Baker (1908 - 1971)*
  Gladys Lillian Baker Neville (1909 - 1992)*
  Jeanette Mabel Baker (1910 - 1911)*
  Donald Merton Baker (1916 - 1963)*
  Neil Thomas Baker (1921 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
 
Created by: Darla Mays (Rodeogirl73)
Record added: Jan 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10317024
Edith <i>McKee</i> Baker
Added by: Judy Womack
 
Edith <i>McKee</i> Baker
Added by: Debby Hayes
 
Edith <i>McKee</i> Baker
Added by: Debby Hayes
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- sniksnak
 Added: Nov. 17, 2012

- Matt Lawson
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
Happy Mother's Day Grandma
- Debby Hayes
 Added: May. 8, 2011
There are 11 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service