|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1897|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 1980|
New Jersey, USA
Walter was the son of Charles H. Baker and Annie M. Resser. He married Margaret Louise Sterner on May 31, 1921 at the Sterner home on 638 West Philadelphia St. in York, York Co., PA. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Frederick A. Rupley, D.D., pastor of the Grace Reformed Church in York.
Walter and Margaret were the parents of eight children:
1. Jacob Walter Baker, Jr.
2. Charles Henry Baker
3. Phyllis J. (Baker) Stotz
4. Louise A. (Baker) Rahn
5. Wade Howard Baker
6. Donald Harry Baker
7. Robert Frank Baker
8. Linda K. (Baker) Heller McKay
The following obituary appeared in a newspaper in or around the Cherry Hill, NJ area; date sometime after August 12, 1979:
Mr. J. Walter Baker, Sr., 83, of Maple Shade, died Monday Dec. 8, in the Cherry Hill Medical Center. The husband of the late Margaret (nee Sterner), he is survived by his children, Charles H. of West Creek, N.J.; Phyllis Stotz of Maryland; Louise Rahn of Florida; Wade of Florida; Donald of Maple Shade; and Linda McKay of Florida; as well as one sister, Eleanor Carson of Maple Shade; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Baker was a trolley car driver for PTC of Philadelphia and was a member of Mount Holly Post 2692, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Antrim-Mentz Post 66, Maple Shade American Legion.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. at the Inglesby-Givnish Funeral Home, 602 E. Main Street, Maple Shade, with the Rev. Gustav A. Wuestefeld, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Maple Shade, Officiating. Friends are calling this evening (Thursday) at the funeral home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Margaret Louise Sterner Baker (1899 - 1974)*
Jacob Walter Baker (1922 - 1979)*
Locustwood Memorial Park
New Jersey, USA
Maintained by: Sterner family
Originally Created by: Don Ludwig
Record added: Feb 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125045973