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Wilson Owen Baker
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1894
Audubon County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1966
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA

Parents are John Thomas Baker Sr & Alminia Althea Booton

Husband of Evalyn Irene Taylor


Funeral services for Wilson Owen Baker, 72, who died suddenly of a heart attack last Friday at his home at 1405 Jackson ave., were held at the Donovan-Leyson Chapel Monday afternoon. The Rev. James Brown officating and burial was in Lakeview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Myron Guge, Verland Sorensen, Melvin Froendt, Jerry Kelly, Floyd Thompson and Meric Froendt. Vinton Arnold was soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Cameron Arnold on the organ.

Wilson Owen Baker was born in Audubon county April 18, 1894, the son of John and Minnie Baker and moved with his parents to Dickinson county in 1907 at the age of 13. He was married to Evalyn Taylor of Perry on Nov. 27, 1918, and they made their home on a farm in Superior township for 28 years. He was active in community affairs. He retired in 1946 because of a farm accident and moved to Spirit Lake where he has resided since.

Mr. Baker is survived by his wife; two brothers, Edward of Coon Rapids and John of Spirit Lake; two sisters, Mrs. Ray (Mildred) Droll of Downey, Calif. and Mrs. Neil (Beulah) Nelson of Spirit Lake; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Obituary is published in The Spirit Lake Beacon, Aug. 18, 1966
Submitted by: Keith Justus
Family links: 
  John Thomas Baker (1853 - 1935)
  Alminia Althea Booton Baker (1857 - 1946)
  Evalyn Irene Taylor Baker (1897 - 1974)*
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeview Cemetery
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 2-070-6
Maintained by: Jeannine (Booton) Hall
Originally Created by: Just~Us Relatives
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47989576
Wilson Owen Baker
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Wilson Owen Baker
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- Jeannine (Booton) Hall
 Added: Feb. 12, 2010

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