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Norman R Baker  

Scotttsdale, Ariz. - Norman R. Baker, 89, Scottsdale, Ariz., passed peacefully Oct. 17, 2012 in Chandlere, Ariz.

He was born July 24, 1923, to Edward and Grace (Hare) Baker, In Hibbard, Marshall county, Indiana and entered into rest Oct. 17, 2012, Chandler, Arizona. Services with military rites were arranged by Green Acres Mortuary, Scottsdale, Ariz. A scattering og cremains will be done at a later date on the 19th hole of a favorite golf course.

Norman is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Rubbie), one son, James (Deborah) Baker, Lawrenceville, Ga. and one daughter, Susan (Michael) Jay, dallas, Texas; one sister, Marjorie Baker, Culver , five grandchildren - Peter Lanno, Cadance (Mike) White, Ashley, Erin, and Travus Jay; mumerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, one sister, and one stepsister - Harrison, Lyle, Katherine (Sheets), Richard, Charles, Eugene, Russell Baker Reinoehl, Dorothy Mitchell and two sons - John (J.B. and Richard Retzloff.

While living in Culver he owned and operated the Standard Oil Bulk Plant. He relocated to Scottsdale, Ariz., and retired from AiResearch in Phoenix. He was a much respected and trusted in his business life as he was in his personal life due to his extensive lifelong participation in public service organizations, role sponsoring and coaching in youth sports. Always a sportsman, his golfing was legend.

Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery
Arizona Republic, The
Culver Citizen

Note Brother to CHarles "Chuck" Baker Note he was first married to Mary (Day) Baker they were divorced
    Mary Ellen Baker
    Oct. 20, 1923 – Feb. 18, 2014

    CULVER — Mary Ellen Baker, 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Feb. 18, 2014 at the Miller’s Merry Manor in Culver.

    Mary, daughter of Margaret McCoy and Paul R. Day, was born in Akron on Oct. 20, 1923. She spent her early years growing up on the family farm near Leiters Ford and she was a 1941 graduate of Aubbeenaubbee High School.

    Following graduation she moved to Culver and began working at the Culver Military Academy where she worked for the next 63 years at the Canteen, Culver Inn and the Shack, and the Lay Center Snack Bar. Her fondest memories included those of the cadets and the girls who attended the summer and winter schools, their families, and the faculty and staff who frequented the campus over the years. She especially looked forward to alumni weekends, events and family camps as an opportunity to see the kids again and meet their families. She loved everything about the school, particularly the Black Horse Troop and the Summer School Parades.

    Mary was a lifetime member of the Culver Finney-Shilling VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6919 and the Culver United Methodist Church.

    Mary leaves her brother Francis Day of Culver, her son Jim and Deborah Baker of Atlanta, Ga., and grandchildren Peter Lanno of Ft. Gordon, Ga. and Candace and Mike White of Jacksonville, Fla. Mary was preceded by her parents and her sister.

    A time of visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 from 1 – 3 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 511 School St., Culver with the service to follow at 3 p.m.

    Burial will follow at Culver Masonic Cemetery.

    Memorials may be given in Mary’s name to Miller’s Merry Manor in Culver.

    Condolences may be sent via the obituary page at www. odomfuneralhome. com. The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is in charge of arrangements.