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Max Elijah Baker

  • Birth 14 Sep 1911 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Death 9 Nov 2003 Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot D-1-57-7
  • Memorial ID 58398799

1911 ~ 2003
Max E. Baker, Sr., age 92, passed away Nov. 10, 2003 of causes incident to age.
Max was born Sept. 14, 1911 in North Salt Lake, Utah to Montague Elijah Baker and Mary Ascenith Chidester. He spent his early life in Midvale and Union.
Max married Gladys LaVon Osborne Jan. 8, 1931 (deceased). They had three children, DeEtte Baker Gerbich, Sandy, UT; Max E. Baker, Jr., LaSal, UT; and Boyd Allen Baker (Marguerite), Bronte, TX. On Sept. 21, 1979, he married Rena Berrett and acquired three stepchildren, Estelle Slater (Bill), Lindon, UT; Larry Berrett (Robin), Steilacoom, WA; and David Berrett (Joan), Riverton, UT. He has 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
During his life he lived in Union, Midvale, Salt Lake City and Riverton. He worked 22 years at the U.S. Smelter in Midvale, UT; and for 17 years at the Utah State Employees Credit Union, now Mountain America Credit Union. He was on the Board of Directors of Mountain America, retiring at age 89. He was a member of Wasatch Lodge #1 F&AM, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite, and El Kalah
Temple.
Survived by wife, Rena; three children; three stepchildren; a sister, Edith Baker, San Diego, CA; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by parents; two brothers, and one grandson.
Funeral Services Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, 12 Noon under the direction of Wasatch Lodge #1 F&AM at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, where friends may call Thursday 6-8 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to services. Interment, Sandy City Cemetery.
The family extends thanks to Sandy Regional Health Center for their love and care for Max.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Shriner's Diabetes Society or a charity of your choice.


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  • Created by: Stacey Day
  • Added: 8 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58398799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Max Elijah Baker (14 Sep 1911–9 Nov 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58398799, citing Sandy City Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Stacey Day (contributor 47333636) .