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Bernice Mae "Esther May" Rickard Baker
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1925
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1976
Marion County
Oregon, USA

Resided last at 209 Williams St. S., Donald, Oregon she was raised in the north Marion County, Oregon area. Elected to the city council 14 months prior to her death, ascending to mayor the following month with the resignation of Mayor Orrie Bateman. Bernice passed away suddenly while in office.

The position of mayor in Donald is given to the highest vote-getter in the election for councilman.

First marriage:
21 May 1944 in Salem, Marion, Oregon
Albert George Kerns, Jr.
Divorced March 1946 in Salem, Marion, Oregon

Second marriage:
25 May 1946 in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon
Archie Dean Breneman
Divorced August 1956 in Salem, Marion, Oregon

Third marriage:
11 April 1958 in Stevenson, Stevenson, Washington
Orville 'Lee' Baker

Survived by husband Lee; daugther Tina Marie at home; brothers Jim (Ruth) Rickard of Salem, Carroll (Frances) Rickard of North Howell, Paul (Ethel) Rickard of Hazelgreen and David (Emilie) Rickard of North Howell; sisters Margaret (Gordon) Hensley of Hanford, CA, Mary Orsulich and Nada (Pat) Lewallen both of Salem and many nieces and nephews. 
Family links: 
  Earl Everett Rickard (1885 - 1947)
  Ida May Brown Rickard (1884 - 1960)
  Albert George Kerns (1917 - 1997)
  Archie Dean Breneman (1919 - 2014)
  Orville Lee Baker (1921 - 1989)
  James Arsemus Rickard (1908 - 2004)*
  Carroll Lavaughn Rickard (1909 - 1988)*
  Margaret Melvina Rickard Hensley (1911 - 1999)*
  Paul Donald Rickard (1914 - 1996)*
  Mary Helen Rickard Newman (1918 - 1996)*
  Nada Opal Rickard Lewallen (1920 - 2009)*
  David Lewis Rickard (1921 - 2005)*
  Bernice Mae Rickard Baker (1925 - 1976)
*Calculated relationship
Belle Passi Cemetery
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Created by: In Remembrance
Record added: Apr 22, 2011
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Bernice Mae Esther May <i>Rickard</i> Baker
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Bernice Mae Esther May <i>Rickard</i> Baker
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Bernice Mae Esther May <i>Rickard</i> Baker
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