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Rudolph "Rudy" Baker
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1922
Big Timber
Sweet Grass County
Montana, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 2011
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA

Rudolph Baker, age 88, of Dayton, Oregon, died Friday evening at a local nursing facility.

Rudolph was born on Oct. 24, 1922, to Grover and Emma (Randolph) Baker in Big Timber, Montana. At the age of 5, Rudolph moved with his family to Woodburn, Oregon. He graduated from Woodburn High School in 1938. In 1943 he moved to Portland, Oregon. On July 26, 1959, he married Anadele Way Hussey in Portland. In 1963 they settled in the Yamhill area, where they raised cattle.

During his earlier years he was a welder, roofer, farmer and a cannery worker. He retired in 1987. He belonged to the Palestine Masonic Lodge #141 in Portland. He loved traveling, potlucks with friends, and gardening.

He is survived by stepson, Gaylor Madsen of Flagstaff, AZ; sister, Anna Willhite of Springfield, OR; and many dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his spouse, Anadele; brother, Donald Baker; and sister, Mabel "Betty" Starr.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 27, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cornwell Colonial Chapel. Graveside service will be Thursday, April 28, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, OR. A reception will. follow at the Olheiser residence in Dayton, OR.

Arrangements by Cornwell Colonial Chapel.


Survivors include his stepson, Gaylor Madsen; and sister, Anna Willhite. Visitation from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Cornwell Colonial Chapel, Woodburn. Graveside service 11 a.m. Thursday, April 28, at Belle Passi Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Olheiser's residence in Dayton.

Published in The Oregonian
on April 26, 2011
Family links: 
  Grover C Baker (1892 - 1965)
  Emma Frances Randolph Baker (1892 - 1983)
  Anadele Way Hussey Baker (1913 - 1992)*
  Randolph Baker (1916 - 1930)*
  Rudolph Baker (1922 - 2011)
  Mabel Elizabeth Starr (1930 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Belle Passi Cemetery
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Vita Brevis
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
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Rudolph Rudy Baker
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I miss our visits, Rudy. You are thought of fondly and remembered this day.
- Janet Y (Arney) Thiessen
 Added: Nov. 13, 2011

- Vita Brevis
 Added: Apr. 26, 2011

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