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George J. Baker

Male 1922 - 2009  (87 years)


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  • Name George J. Baker 
    Born 19 May 1922  San Jose, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Aug 2009  Pekin, Peoria, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47222  Zellner Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2019 

    Father George William Baker,   b. 5 Sep 1889, Blunt, Hughes, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1975, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Nora Minervy Betzelberger,   b. 23 Dec 1890, Boynton, Tazewell, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1979, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Jan 1915  Boynton, Tazewell, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel L. Fort,   b. 25 Feb 1926, Maroa, Macon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1993, San Jose, Logan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Suzanne Baker  [natural]
     2. Baker,   d. Bef 7 Aug 2009  [natural]
     3. Baker,   d. Bef 7 Aug 2009  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F18184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1922 - San Jose, Logan, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Aug 2009 - Pekin, Peoria, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • Saturday
      Aug 8, 2009 at 12:01 AM
      Aug 8, 2009 at 7:08 AM
      1922 - 2009
      George J. Baker, 87, formerly of San Jose, died at 3:10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at Timbercreek Manor in Pekin.

      He was born May 19, 1922, in San Jose, the son of George W. and Nora Betzelberger Baker. He married Rachel Fort on June 19, 1948, in Lincoln. She died August 30, 1993.

      He also was preceded in death by two sons and one brother.

      Mr. Baker is survived by one daughter, Suzanne (Terry) Pennington of Green Valley; two grandchildren, Trent (Audrey) Pennington of Green Valley and Adam Pennington of Pekin; and one great-granddaughter, Violet Pennington of Green Valley.

      He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a farmer.

      He worked for Caterpillar Inc. in Morton in the shipping and handling department, and was member of UAW Local 974.

      Mr. Baker was a member of United Methodist Church in San Jose. He was a volunteer fireman and an avid card player.

      Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at United Methodist Church in San Jose. The Rev. Chet Travis will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery.

      Visitation will be one hour prior to services.

      Hurley Funeral Home in San Jose is in charge of arrangements.

      Memorial contributions may be made to Green Valley Fire & Rescue.

      To offer online condolences, visit www.hurleyfh.com.
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