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 Ruth M. <I>Sheets</I> Baker

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Ruth M. Sheets Baker

  • Birth 4 Jul 1892 Indiana, USA
  • Death 9 Feb 1960 Indiana, USA
  • Burial Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 68377089

The Rochester Sentinel

Tuesday, February 9, 1960

Mrs. Ruth M. BAKER, 67, of near Lake Manitou, a lifetime resident of Rochester and vicinity, died at 10:30 a.m. today at the Rochester nursing home, where she had been a patient four years. She had been ill since 1952, in serious condition for three weeks.

Born at Millark, July 4, 1892, Mrs. Baker was the daughter of L. C. and Linda M. JOHNSON SHEETS. On June 16, 1917, she was married in LaPorte to R. Joe BAKER, who died Jan. 30, 1956.

Surviving are a daughter, Betty Jane BAKER, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Glenn DAGGY, Mrs. Mildred READ and Miss Marty Jill SHEETS, all of Rochester; four brothers, Arthur SHEETS, Rochester; John SHEETS, Crestline, Cal.; Dee SHEETS, Seattle, Wash., and Donald SHEETS, St. Louis, Mo.; several nieces and nephews.

Final rites will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Baptist church here with the Rev. James RHOADES officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Zion cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today. The family has asked that flowers be omitted and that friends donate to organizations of their choice.


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  • Created by: Susan Pratt Habermann
  • Added: 14 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68377089
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth M. Sheets Baker (4 Jul 1892–9 Feb 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68377089, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Susan Pratt Habermann (contributor 46910912) .