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Francis Wheeler Baker
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1899
Schenevus
Otsego County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1971
Oneonta
Otsego County
New York, USA

Francis W. Baker

Francis Wheeler Baker, 72, of 47 Academy St., died at his home, Friday after a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, in Bookhout Funeral Home, with the Rev. Raimund L. Tumbelston, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be later in Oneonta Plains Cemetery.

Mr. Baker was born in Schenevus June 20, 1899, son of William R. and Sarah (Strong) Baker. He married Hazel Belle Bowen in Oneonta Sept. 15, 1950.

A machinist, he was employed by the D&H Railroad for about ten years, and later was employed at the A.R.A. Food Service, Sate University of Oneonta, until his retirement in 1967. He had lived most of his lifetime around Oneonta, and was an Army veteran of World War Two. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving besides his wife are a step-daughter, Mrs. James (Miriam) Straight, Bath; a step-son, Frank H. Bowen, York, Pa.; two grand-daughters, Mrs. Edward Salyerds, and Mrs. Douglas Matteson and a great-grandaughter, Nikki Lyn Matteson, all of Bath; a sister, Mrs. Basil (Mabel) Anderson, 10 Telford Ave.; two brothers, Aaron Baker, 8 King St.; and John S. Baker, 25 Grand St.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Saturday until service time. The family will be present from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday.["The Oneonta Star, Page 16, Oneonta, Otsego, New York, December 11, 1971."]
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Richard Baker (1872 - 1940)
  Sarah Strong Baker (1867 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Belle Harrington Bowen Baker (1898 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Baker Schaffer (1894 - 1968)*
  Maybelle Baker Anderson (1896 - 1981)*
  Francis Wheeler Baker (1899 - 1971)
  Aaron Baker (1901 - 1994)*
  John S. Baker (1907 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Francis W. 1899 - 1971
 
Burial:
Oneonta Plains Cemetery
Oneonta
Otsego County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot #1585
 
Created by: Marie and Bruce Newell
Record added: Mar 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107497659
Francis Wheeler Baker
Added by: Marie and Bruce Newell
 
Francis Wheeler Baker
Added by: Marie and Bruce Newell
 
Francis Wheeler Baker
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