|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1866, Germany|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 1957|
Obituary; PAEN; 1/26/1957; page 6
Marie M. Baker, 91, of 215 E. 8th Street, Port Angeles 63 years,died Friday after a short illness.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 pm at the McDonald Funeral Home with the Rev. John F. Como officiating. Cremation will follow.
She was born Jan 1, 1866 in Mecklinberg, Germany. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sonnenberg and came to the United States with her parents when eight years of age and lived in Mount Clemens, Michigan.She married William L. Marquardt, a lawyer, in Detroit in 1893. The couple came west to Seattle in 1893 and moved to Port Angeles in 1894.
Mr. Marquardt died in 1908 and she married Herbert Baker in 1909. Mr Baker died Aug 6, 1954.
For 35 years the Baker home was on the reservation that is the present site of Olympic Memorial Hospital. There the Bakers did extensive gardening, raising flowers and vegetables. She was also famed for her needlework and interest in activities of older people. She was frequently honored by the members of the Eagles' Auxilary.
Early-day residents remember Mrs. Baker for her many charitable acts, particularly opening her house as a shelter for elderly people. Surviving are her son Dr. Carl L. Marquardt, Port Angeles, daughter Mrs. Justin (Lucy)Cames, San Francisco. two step-children Lucy Blake and O. H. McBride, both of Nebraska; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Herbert Baker (1860 - 1954)*
Ocean View Cemetery
Plot: Section H; North end; 6th row; H-040-2
Created by: Frederick Larson
Record added: Apr 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50896318