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Alfred Jefferson Baker
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1897
Mapleton
Monona County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1984
Fremont
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA

Alfred joined the Navy before he was eighteen years old and was first stationed at Newport, Rhode Island.

Obituary
the Blair Newspaper, Blair, Nebraska

Services Held For Alfred Baker
Services for Alfred J. Baker were at 2 p.m. Monday at Arlington Community
Church. Mr. Baker, of Arlington died Friday morning at Memorial Hospital of Dodge County Annex. He was a railroad maintenance foreman with Chicago North Western Railroad for 17 years. Mr. Baker served in the Navy during World War I aboard the U S North Dakota.
He was born September 11 1897, in Mapleton
Iowa, and grew up in California Junction, Iowa. He also lived in Lincoln and Kennard before moving to Arlington in 1927.
Mr. Baker was a member of the Arlington Community Church, long time member of the Arlington VFW Post and Hiram Masonic Lodge 52 AFh AM.
On January 28, 1920, he married Cecil Yager of Missouri Valley, Iowa, in Woodbine Iowa. She survives. Other survivors include sons, Edward of Arlington and Alfred E. of Omaha; daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Waldron of Arlington; sisters, Mrs. Irvin (Margaret) Stolley of Denver and Mrs. Charlotte Stricklett of Blair; seven grandchildren,and nine
great grandchildren.
The Rev. Dr. Gene Laramy officiated the Monday service. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery. Military graveside services were conducted by VFW Post 8312 and the American Legion Post 71 both of Arlington.
Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established to the church or the Friends of the Arlington Library Fund.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Oscar William Baker (1868 - 1938)
  Christina Ann Kisling Baker (1875 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Cecilia Yager Baker (1902 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Eleanor Lavonne Baker Waldron (1920 - 1995)*
  Edward Earl Baker (1924 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Otto William Baker (1894 - 1914)*
  Alfred Jefferson Baker (1897 - 1984)
  Arthur Fred Baker (1901 - 1969)*
  Alvin Oscar Baker (1907 - 1976)*
  Margaret Phoebe Baker Stolley (1909 - 1988)*
  Ledocia Augusta Baker (1914 - 1915)*
  Charlotte Ann Baker Stricklett (1916 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington Cemetery
Arlington
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section J, Lot 8
 
Maintained by: Nancy Galaway
Originally Created by: Lloyd Donahoo
Record added: Nov 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44876632
Alfred Jefferson Baker
Added by: Nancy Galaway
 
Alfred Jefferson Baker
Added by: Lloyd Donahoo
 
 
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