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 Vera Rose <I>Park</I> Baker

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Vera Rose Park Baker

  • Birth 16 Nov 1917 USA
  • Death 21 Feb 1993 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 57032441

Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT) - February 23, 1993


Our dear mother, grandmother, and friend, Vera Rose Park Baker, died February 21, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She was born November 16, 1917 to Leonard Guy and Rose Manilla Holt Park. Married Ralph E. Baker August 11, 1938; later divorced. She returned to school to receive her high school diploma during the 1970's. Vera was a member of the ABWA for many years and was chosen their Woman of the Year several years ago. She worked with her husband in his business and was later employed by Chris & Dicks until she retired.

She is survived by her three children and spouses, Suzanne and Brent Thornberg; Paul E. and May Ann Baker; Stephen R. Baker; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; foster sister, Ruth Beck, and many dear friends. Preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Kenneth L. Park, and William R. Park.

Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren and they will miss her dearly.

The family wishes to thank the staff of the Willow Wood Care Center for the kind and considerate way they cared for Vera.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, 2 p.m., at Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 South Redwood road. Friends may call Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m., at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road.


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  • Created by: Max Turpin
  • Added: 14 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57032441
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Rose Park Baker (16 Nov 1917–21 Feb 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57032441, citing Redwood Memorial Cemetery, West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Max Turpin (contributor 46863402) .