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Helen M. Speelman Baker
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1925
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 2011
La Fontaine
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN) - June 27, 2011

Helen M. Baker, 86, of Lagro, Indiana, went to be with her Lord at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine, Indiana.

She was born January 19, 1925 in Wabash, Indiana to Jess and Bernice (Zook) Speelman.

She married Truman Lamoine Baker in Lagro on February 14, 1942. He died June 27, 1998. She worked at Wabash Magnetics 15 years and United Technologies 15 years. She was a member of the former Lagro Presbyterian Church, now Lagro Community Church.

She is survived by two children, Barbara (Kenneth) Marshall and Rick (Linda) Baker, both of Lagro; daughter-in-law, Margaret Baker of Wabash; sister, Lois Koehler of Huntington, Indiana; two brothers, Richard (Joyce) Speelman of Lagro, and Howard Speelman of Crescent City, Florida; four grandchildren, Jason Baker of Markle, Indiana, Michael Marshall, Lisa Beckham, and Tammy (Jason) Truman, all of Lagro, and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Sam Baker, who died 2001, her sister, Norma Smith, who died 2011, and her brother, Harold Speelman, who died in 1997.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Rick Borgman and Rev. Joel Murray officiating. #Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery. Friends may call 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Preferred memorial is Lagro United Methodist Church Kids Klub or Lagro Community Church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jess Speelman (1896 - 1965)
  Bernice Zook Speelman (1897 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Truman L Baker (1920 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  Helen M. Speelman Baker (1925 - 2011)
  Donald G Speelman (1927 - 1929)*
  Norma Jean Speelman Smith (1932 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lagro IOOF Cemetery
Lagro
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: WABASH
Record added: Jun 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72112215
Helen M. <i>Speelman</i> Baker
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Helen M. <i>Speelman</i> Baker
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Helen M. <i>Speelman</i> Baker
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