VeteranDonald Baker

Donald BakerDonald L. Baker, 82, a resident of Sunset Manor, formerly of Lewistown, died at 11:30 p.m. Oct. 30, 2013, at Sunset Manor in Canton.

He was born Dec. 29, 1930, in rural Chandlerville, the son of Ernest V. and Ina V. Sarff Baker. He married Erla Mae Owens on April 15, 1981, in Lewistown. She survives.

Also surviving are one stepdaughter, Sue (and Keith) Williams of Reidsville, N.C.; and one step granddaughter.

He retired from Caterpillar.

He served in the U.S. Marines from 1952-54.

He was a member of Lewistown VFW Post 5001, Lewistown American Legion Bishop Post 1 and Canton Moose Lodge.

Cremation will be accorded. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Larry Wright officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown with a military service conducted by Lewistown VFW Post 5001 and Lewistown American Legion Bishop Post 1. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to any charity of the donor’s choice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/6/2013

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