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Lesse Elmer Baker
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1876
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1956
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA

Parents are Lloyd Russel Baker & Mary Elizabeth Alt

Husband of Moina Mae "Ina" Thrasher

Known children are:
Zeola Estella
Alva Vinoy (male)
Stanley Eldon
Ronald Leroy

Lesse E. Baker

Lesse Elmer Baker, son of Mary E. and Lloyd Baker was born in Benton County, Iowa, June 18, 1876 and passed away Dec. 24, 1956 at the Marcus Snyder Memorial Hospital in Spirit Lake at the age of 80 years, six months and six days. His family included eight brothers and three sisters.

He was united in marriage to Ina May Thrasher Dec. 15 1897 in Harlan county, Neb. and to this union were born four sons, Alva and Floyd of Spirit Lake, Ronald of Bellevue, Neb. and Stanley who preceded him in death; three daughters, Dortha (Mrs. Rudolph Heldt) of Spirit Lake, Zeola (Mrs. Orville Dodge) of Terril, and Edith at home.

He was a farmer in Dickinson county for 33 years and when he retired 10 years ago he and his wife moved to their present home at 201 - 21st St. Spirit Lake,

Besides his wife and children, survivor are; two brothers, George of Windom, Minn. and Emanuel of St. Petersburg, Florida; 15 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church in Spirit Lake Thursday, Dec. 27 with the Rev. C.B. Wittstruck officiating. Special music was provided by Mrs. Ralph Doudna and Mrs. Iva Slagle. Pallbearers were Tom Arthur, Bill Arthur, Oscar Olson, Charles Hunt, Ace Williams and Fred Dowden. Interment was in the Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake.

*The Spirit Lake Beacon, Jan. 10, 1957

Family links: 
  Loyd Baker (1833 - 1896)
  Mary E Alt Baker (1837 - 1913)
  Moina Mae Thrasher Baker (1878 - 1963)*
  Dortha Baker Heldt (1898 - 1971)*
  Alva Vinoy Baker (1900 - 1998)*
  Zeola Estella Baker Dodge (1903 - 1980)*
  Edith Vivian Baker (1905 - 1976)*
  Floyd Baker (1906 - 1981)*
  Stanley Eldon Baker (1912 - 1942)*
  Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Baker Keck (1857 - 1915)*
  William M Baker (1859 - 1920)*
  Arthur James Baker (1868 - 1941)*
  Emanuel Monroe Baker (1870 - 1963)*
  Lesse Elmer Baker (1876 - 1956)
  Jesse Elry Baker (1877 - 1955)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeview Cemetery
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 0-005-1
Created by: Just~Us Relatives
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47989235
Lesse Elmer Baker
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Lesse Elmer Baker
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