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Thelma Ellen Forster Baker
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1914
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 2006
Lawton
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA

Thelma E. Baker, of Lawton, Mich., died Friday, 14 Apr 2006, at the Lawton Continuing Care Center, Lawton.

Born 22 Oct 1914, in Shelbyville, IN, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Henrietta (Vogt) Forster. She married Stanley Baker on 20 Jun 1937, and he preceded her in death on 13 Oct 2000.

Survivors include one son, Robert (wife, Barbara) Baker of Lawton; one daughter, Susan (husband, Quentin) Reynolds of Santa Ana, Calif.; and five grandchildren, Tammi (husband, Werner) Steyn of Grand Rapids, Mich., Jennifer Baker of Brixham, England, Bobby Baker of Kalamazoo, Mich., Ryan Reynolds and Brett Reynolds, both of California.

She also was preceded in death by an infant son, Joseph Charles Baker; one brother, Norman Forster, and one sister, Ava Mae Wright.

Mrs. Baker was a homemaker.

She was a member of Waldron United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, and the Order of Eastern Star in Waldron.

Mrs. Baker was known as the chocolate chip lady.

Graveside services were held at 12:30 p.m. in Maple Grove Cemetery in Mattawan ,Mich.

Life Story Funeral Home, Betzler & Thompson-Paw Paw handled the arrangements.

Obit provided by the Shelbyville News. 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl Beaumont Forster (1892 - 1947)
  Henrietta E. Vogt Forster (1891 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Stanley Elbert Baker (1913 - 2000)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Charles Baker (1941 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ava Mae Forster Wright (1912 - 1973)*
  Thelma Ellen Forster Baker (1914 - 2006)
  Norman Charles Forster (1916 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Mattawan
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: jwright
Record added: Sep 07, 2008
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Thelma Ellen <i>Forster</i> Baker
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Thelma Ellen <i>Forster</i> Baker
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