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Alminia Althea "Minnie" Booton Baker
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1857
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1946
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

OBITUARY:

Mrs. John Baker
Died Sunday at
St. Louis, Mo.

Mrs. John F. Baker, Sr., a former long-time resident of Spirit Lake, passed away Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ray Droll in St. Louis, Mo., where she had made her home for the past three years. About a year ago Mrs. Baker suffered a fractured hip as the result of a fall and had been confined to her bed since that time.

The remains were brought to Spirit Lake, where the funeral was held Wednesday, Aug. 21, 1946, in the Methodist church, being conducted by the pastor, Rev. J. E. Feller, and burial was made in Lakeview Cemetery beside her husband, who died July 20, 1935.

Alminnie Booton, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Booton, was born April 1, 1857. at Peoria, ILL. When she was six weeks old her parents moved to Audubon county, Iowa, where she grew to womanhood.

She was married to John F. Baker, March 2, 1879, and the couple became the parents of 11 children. In 1907 the family moved to Dickinson county. Devoted to her home and family, Mrs. Baker labored unceasingly for their comfort and welfare. She was a member of the Methodist church and took part in its various activites.

She was preceded in death by her husband and five children, Robert, Oliver, Mrs. Margaret Parr, Mrs. Kathryn Browning and Mrs. Viola George. Surviving to mourn the irreparable loss of a cherished mother are Albert Baker of Minneapolis, Edward Baker of Coon Rapids, John Baker, Wilson Baker and Mrs. Beulah Nelson of Spirit Lake, and Mrs. Mildred Droll of St. Lious, Mo.


Obituary is published in the Spirit Lake Beacon, Aug. 22, 1946
Submitted by: Keith Justus
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 Parents:
  Gabriel H. Booton (1828 - 1919)
  Catherine Ann Brandt Booton (1828 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  John Thomas Baker (1853 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Oliver Bamzyl Baker (1881 - 1898)*
  Albert Sherman Baker (1882 - 1965)*
  Kathryn E Baker Browning (1884 - 1936)*
  Edward Barnett Baker (1886 - 1977)*
  Viola Iowa Baker George (1887 - 1942)*
  Margaret Ellen Baker Parr (1889 - 1924)*
  John Thomas Baker (1891 - 1988)*
  Wilson Owen Baker (1894 - 1966)*
  Beulah Grace Baker Nelson (1896 - 1971)*
  Mildred Alminia Baker Droll (1900 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edwin Derby (1850 - 1850)**
  Margarette A. Booton Yager (1852 - 1931)*
  Ella Booton Hoffman (1856 - 1932)*
  Alminia Althea Booton Baker (1857 - 1946)
  Charles Davis Booton (1861 - 1938)*
  Frank Sherman Booton (1866 - 1909)*
  William Ulysses Booton (1868 - 1952)*
  Albertus B. Booton (1871 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 1-030-5
 
Maintained by: Jeannine (Booton) Hall
Originally Created by: Just~Us Relatives
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47989405
Alminia Althea Minnie <i>Booton</i> Baker
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Alminia Althea Minnie <i>Booton</i> Baker
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