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 Victor Ray Baker

Victor Ray Baker

Birth
Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Jan 1990 (aged 75)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 31423472 · View Source
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Victor Ray ''V.R.'' Baker, age 75, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, passed away on January 23, 1990 at his home.


Born July 13, 1914 in Provo, Utah to William H. and Eva C. Bennett Baker. Reared and educated in Provo, Utah. Worked at Startup, McDonald and Sweet's Candy Co's. Served in C.C.C. Camp. Veteran World War II, serving in Alaska and Italy for 5 years. Also worked for J.J. Coan Co. Married Winona Quibell Hansen on June 18, 1951; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Worked at Tooele Army Depot as heavy duty mechanic, retiring after 30 years of service. High Priest in LDS Church, member 32nd Ward. Was volunteer on LDS Church farm for several years. He loved hunting, fishing and gardening.


Survived by wife, Nona Baker, Salt Lake City; five children, SFC. John L. Hansen, Fort Kobbe, Panama; Richard L. and wife, Linda Hansen, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Mrs. Thomas (Vicki) Tinney, Davis, California; Mrs. Ernest (Bette) Wake, West Valley City; Mrs. Glen (Jodi) Kuehl, Riverton; 16 grandchildren; five brothers and two sisters, Arthur Baker, Denver, Colorado; LeRoy Baker, Salt Lake City; Robert Baker, Anaheim, California; Dorothy Turner, Bountiful; Evabelle McKeen, Salt Lake City; Keith Baker, Salt Lake City; Leo Baker, Sandy, Utah. Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Max and Donald R. Baker, sister, Viola Gertino.


Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Redwood Memorial Estates Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road, where friends may call on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and on Friday one hour prior to the services.
Interment: Redwood Memorial Estates.
Published in the Deseret News on 1/25/1990.


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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 15 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31423472
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Victor Ray Baker (13 Jul 1914–23 Jan 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31423472, citing Redwood Memorial Cemetery, West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .