|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1917|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2002|
April 11, 2002
Virginia Devine Baker
Virginia Devine Baker of Fort Bidwell, CA died on Friday, April 5, 2002 at
the Surprise Valley Community Hospital in Cedarville, CA at the age of 85. A
graveside service was held at the Fort Bidwell Cemetery on Monday, April 8,
with the Rev. Patrick Henry officiating.
Mrs. Baker was born on March 27, 1917 in Lodi, CA to Frank and Vesta (Van
On July 23, 1937, she married Walter "Tiny" Baker in Stockton, CA. They made
their home in Petaluma, CA, where they raised their family. Mrs. Baker
worked as a placement officer for the California Department of Employment.
She was very active in the P.T.A., served as both a Cub Scout Den Mother and
a Campfire Leader. She was also involved in the American Foreign Exchange
Student Program and belonged to several bridge club.s
In 1970, she and her husband moved to Fort Bidwell, where they started a
pollen collecting business. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, her dog, Daisy,
and the outdoors.
She is survived by her husband, Walter "Tiny" Baker of Fort Bidwell; sons,
John and Tom Baker; sister-in-law, Arline Devine; nephew, Frank Devine and
his wife, Cheryl Ann; niece, Mikel Ann O'Connell and her husband, Dennis;
grandchildren; other nieces and nephews; great nephews and a great niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Frank Devine.
Contributions in the memory of Mrs. Baker may be sent to a charity of the
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel of Lakeview, OR was in charge of arrangements.
Walter Baker (1917 - 2002)
Note: Buried With Walter Tiny Baker
Fort Bidwell Cemetery
Created by: USA Grannie
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39893384