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Mertie L. Baggen
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Birth: 1919
Petersburg
Wrangell Borough
Alaska, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1968
Fairbanks
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska, USA

Mrs. Mertie Baggen, wife of Fairbanks dentist Dr. E.I. Baggen, died at St. Joseph's Hospital after a lingering illness.

She became ill before Christmas. Death was attributed to a blood disease and complications caused by pneumonia.

Mrs. Baggen had been studying and working with the University of Alaska anthropoly department. She was working toward her master degree in anthropoly.

Survivors besides her husband are a son Edward (Abe) Baggen, and three daughters, Wendy of Fairbanks, Laurel, a student at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. And Mrs. Jill Jensen of Yuba City, Calif.

She is also survived by her sister Mrs. Harriet Journey of Poulsho, Wash., and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Andres Johnson of Seattle. Mrs. Baggen had gone to Seattle in early January to celebrate her parent's 50th wedding anniversary.

Mrs. Baggen was born in Petersburg, Alaska. She has lived in Alaska all her life.

At the time of her death, Mrs. Bagged served as the interior's committee woman on the Republican State Central Committee. She and her husband have been long-time Republicans. Baggen served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1960 through 1964. She was a past president of the Fairbanks Republican Women's Club and an active member of the League of Women Voters.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Edgar I. Baggen (1913 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Northern Lights Memorial Cemetery
Fairbanks
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Alaska, USA
 
Created by: Graving With Jenn
Record added: Aug 05, 2011
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Mertie L. Baggen
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Mertie L. Baggen
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Mertie L. Baggen
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 Added: Aug. 5, 2011
 
 
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