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 Carol Lee <I>Dethmann</I> Baker

Carol Lee Dethmann Baker

Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 65)
Burial Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100127059 · View Source
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Carol Lee Baker was born in Denison, Iowa, October 14, 1947, the only child of Roy and Marjorie Johnston Dethmann. She was received into God's Kingdom of Grace through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism November 15, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison and confirmed in her Christian Faith there April 15, 1962. She was raised in Denison where she received her education graduating from Denison High School. She then furthered her education at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska, where she received her B.A. Degree and teaching credentials. Following college taught in Ida Grove, Iowa.

On April 5, 1975, Carol was united in marriage with Jack Baker in Ida Grove. They made their home on the farm near Ida Grove and Carol continued her teaching career.

In 1996, Carol returned to Denison and made her home with her parents. After her teaching career Carol was employed at various businesses including Schaller Telemarketing, Breda Telemarketing, Penney's, C.D.S., Denison Newspapers and WESCO.

During her high school years Carol enjoyed tap dancing and playing cornet in the high school band. In her adult years, her leisure time activities included walking, playing solitaire and socializing with family and friends.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Denison and the church choir for a time.

Due to failing health Carol moved to the Denison Care Center in 2007 and had resided at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison since 2009.

Carol died at Eventide Tuesday morning, October 30, 2012, having been blessed with 65 years and 16 days.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Marjorie Dethmann.

Those remaining to cherish her memory include one uncle, Leonard (Emma Lee) Klink of Denison, Iowa, cousins: Norman (Sue) Johnston, Dean (Jodi) Johnston, Terri (Brian) Shives all of Denison, Iowa, Rick Klink of Kansas City, Missouri, Allan (Vaunda) Klink of Sioux City, Iowa, Wernes (Ruby) Dethmann, Jr. of San Antonio, Texas, Diane DeKok of Sioux City, Iowa, Gene (Anjie) Fineran, Jan ( Emil) Blazek and Corrine (Jim) Ratzlof all of Owatonna, Minnesota, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison, Iowa, with the Rev. Kurt R. Kaiser officiating. Music for the service included the congregational hymns of "I'm But A Stranger Here, Heaven Is My Home", "How great Thou Art" and "Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me" with Karen Kahl serving as organist. Pallbearers included Norman Johnston, Jeff Johnston, Ryan Johnston, Dean Johnston, Justin Johnston and Gene Fineran. Interment was at Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. Following the interment the family cordially invited everyone to return t

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  • Created by: Conley Wolterman
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100127059
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carol Lee Dethmann Baker (14 Oct 1947–30 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100127059, citing Crawford Heights Memory Gardens, Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Conley Wolterman (contributor 46883894) .