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Oscar J. Baker
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1890
Edwards County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1981
Olney
Richland County
Illinois, USA

Son of William Baker and Della Pritchett. Married 1. Rosa L. Owens, 1915. Married 2. Elma Cox Greifzu, Oct. 26, 1950. Elma died Nov. 12, 1981 and in buried at McKenbree Cemetery.


Published in Olney Daily Mail: Ocsar J. Baker, 80, Olney, rt 1, died at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday at Richland Memorial Hospital.

Services will be Thursday at the Ingram Funeral Home, West Salem, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Parkersburg.

He was born Dec. 10, 1890 in Edwards County to William Baker and Della Prichett. In 1915, he married Rosalee Owens. She died in 1949. He then married Elma Cox Greifzu, who survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Genell Wyatt of Olney; four step-son, John Greifzu of Bridgeview, Ralph Greifzu of Mt. Erie, Edward Greifzu of Effingham, and Russell Greifzu of Olney rt 1; a step daughter, Mrs. Bill (Helen) Adams of Parkersburg; one grandson; one great-grandchild; 23 step-grandchildren;17 step-great-grandchildren;

Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. David (Flossie) Harris of Olney, Mrs. Roscoe (Erma) Walser of Minnesota and Mrs. Homer (Camella) Brock of Parkersburg.

A retired farmer, he was a member of Seminary United Brethren Church and the Richland County Farm Bureau.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, two sons, a daughter and a step-son. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Allen Baker (1868 - 1937)
  Della Rosella Pritchett Baker (1873 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosa Lee Owens Baker (1894 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Howard J. Baker (1919 - 1936)*
  Genelle Beulah Baker Wyatt (1921 - 1987)*
  Wanita Eloise Baker (1924 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Raymond W. Baker (____ - 1946)*
  Oscar J. Baker (1890 - 1981)
  Flossie Baker Harris (1894 - 1983)*
  Hollis Eugene Baker (1901 - 1977)*
  Avilla Baker Byford (1904 - 1978)*
  Erma Marie Baker Walser (1908 - 1989)*
  Camilla MaeAvis Baker Brock (1915 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Parkersburg
Richland County
Illinois, USA
Plot: row2
 
Created by: Georgeann
Record added: Feb 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47942701
Oscar J. Baker
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Oscar J. Baker
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 Added: Aug. 30, 2012
 
 
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