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Lee Baker

Death 10 Feb 1923 (aged 1 day)
Burial Eden Township, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 6620859 · View Source
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Parents: Orva and Sylvia Sams Baker
Lived from 2 to 4 hours after birth
Cause of death: premature birth

Orva Baker's parents: James and Alice Honn Baker
Sylvia Sams' Parents: Samuel A. and Martha Joseph Sams

Leon Journal
Leon, Iowa
Thursday, February 15, 1923

A little son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Orva Baker last Friday night but, was not destined long for this world, passing away early Saturday morning.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon with interment being at Bethel Cemetery. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the community in their affliction.

Note: Lee Baker's obituary states that he is buried in Bethel Cemetery and the Leon Cemetery records in Leon, Iowa list that he is buried in the Leon Cemetery with his parents.
Birth and death dates records are the same for both cemeteries.




  • Maintained by: Janet Jelsma
  • Originally Created by: Thelma Jane Dorsey
  • Added: 19 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6620859
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lee Baker (9 Feb 1923–10 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6620859, citing Bethel Cemetery, Eden Township, Decatur County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Janet Jelsma (contributor 46593816) .