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Birth: Jul. 4, 1892
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1960
Indiana, USA

OBITUARY
The Rochester Sentinel

Tuesday, February 9, 1960

Mrs. Ruth M. BAKER, 67, of near Lake Manitou, a lifetime resident of Rochester and vicinity, died at 10:30 a.m. today at the Rochester nursing home, where she had been a patient four years. She had been ill since 1952, in serious condition for three weeks.

Born at Millark, July 4, 1892, Mrs. Baker was the daughter of L. C. and Linda M. JOHNSON SHEETS. On June 16, 1917, she was married in LaPorte to R. Joe BAKER, who died Jan. 30, 1956.

Surviving are a daughter, Betty Jane BAKER, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Glenn DAGGY, Mrs. Mildred READ and Miss Marty Jill SHEETS, all of Rochester; four brothers, Arthur SHEETS, Rochester; John SHEETS, Crestline, Cal.; Dee SHEETS, Seattle, Wash., and Donald SHEETS, St. Louis, Mo.; several nieces and nephews.

Final rites will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Baptist church here with the Rev. James RHOADES officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Zion cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today. The family has asked that flowers be omitted and that friends donate to organizations of their choice.

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 Parents:
  Lewis Clay Sheets (1871 - 1937)
  Lina May Johnson Sheets (1871 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  R. Joe Baker (1895 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Betty Jane Baker (1918 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth M. Sheets Baker (1892 - 1960)
  Navada Grace Sheets (1895 - 1895)*
  Zola Marie Sheets (1897 - 1897)*
  Glenn V Sheets Daggy (1898 - 1962)*
  Mildred L Sheets Read (1900 - 1975)*
  Martha Jill Sheets (1907 - 1985)*
  Arthur T Sheets (1909 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Rochester
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Susan Pratt Habermann
Record added: Apr 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68377089
Ruth M. <i>Sheets</i> Baker
Added by: Susan Pratt Habermann
 
Ruth M. <i>Sheets</i> Baker
Added by: Susan Pratt Habermann
 
Ruth M. <i>Sheets</i> Baker
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 Added: Jul. 14, 2014
 
 
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