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Harry Edward Baker
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1924
Death: Oct. 13, 1998

Harry Edward Baker of Bedford, IN, died Tuesday, October 13, 1998, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born on April 29, 1924, in Martin County, IN, he was the son of Millard Joseph and Pearl Lena (Voorhies) Baker. He married Mattie Deloris Breedlove on June 24, 1950, and she survives.

Also surviving are three sons: Harry E. Baker Jr., and Ricky Dale Baker, both of Bedford, and Randy Joe Baker of Trinity Springs, IN; one daughter, Kathy Terrell Fowler of Springville, IN; five brothers: Jimmy, Mike, and Herbert "Bud" Baker, all of Bedford, IN, Kenny Baker of Needmore, IN, and Joe Baker of Norman, IN; four sisters: Dorothy Stancomb and Sharon Rose Trueblood, both of Mitchell, IN, Libby Fisher and Reva Mae, both of Bedford, IN; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: Carolyn Sue Baker and Louise Hillenburg; one brother, Robert Dale Baker, and one grandson, Harry Baker III.

He was an Air Force veteran of World War II and was retired from Indiana Limestone. He was a member of the Friendly Bible Church and the Laborers International Union of North America.

Services for Harry Baker will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 17th, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with the Rev. Joe Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in the House of Prayer Cemetery with military graveside rites accorded by American Legion Gillen Post No. 33.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Millard Joseph Baker (1902 - 1987)
  Pearl Lena Voorhies Baker (1905 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Mattie Deloris Breedlove Baker (1934 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Randy Joe Baker (1959 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harry Edward Baker (1924 - 1998)
  Robert Dale Baker (1925 - 1997)*
  Dorothy Marie Baker StanCombe (1930 - 2010)*
  Sharon R. Baker Trueblood (1934 - 2008)*
  Kenneth E. Baker (1940 - 2015)*
  Michael Wayne Baker (1948 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married June 24, 1950
 
Note: This memorial is not my direct family member and was added as a courtesy for research purposes. Any family member who wishes to obtain ownership can contact me and I will be happy to transfer ownership or delete my entry.
 
Burial:
New Church Cemetery
Fayetteville
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: Feb 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33949691
Harry Edward Baker
Added by: sherry duncan
 
Harry Edward Baker
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Added by: Peggy
 
 
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A SOLDIER DIED TODAY******* He was getting old and paunchy---And his hair was falling fast, ---And he sat around the Legion, ---Telling stories of the past.*******Of a war that he once fought in---And the deeds that he had done, ---In his exploits with h...(Read more)
- Hoosier
 Added: May. 26, 2013
Harry was quite a personality. He loved music and would make his own home made instruments.Rest in peace!
- Hoosier
 Added: Aug. 20, 2012
 
 
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