Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
Former Fort Recovery resident Martha Edna Baker, 86, of Rockford, died at 9:33 a.m. Oct. 15, 2006, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, where she was a patient the past eight years.
She was born Feb. 3, 1920, in Imboden, Va., to Henry and Lula Scott Dickenson. Her first husband, Henry Roller, is deceased. In 1957, she married Hobart R. Baker, who survives in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Also surviving are a son, Daniel (Victoria), Fort Wayne; a daughter, Brenda (Jack) Brands, Englewood; two stepsons, Walter (Lucy), of California, and Craig, Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Mary Moore, Xenia; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a step grandchild and a stepgreat-grandchild.
Deceased is a stepson, Henry Baker; a brother, Roy Dickenson; and two sisters, Vivian Seymour and Vera Dickenson.
She was a homemaker and attended the former Grace United Methodist Church, Rockford.
Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Lima.
Arrangements are being handled by Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford.
Condolences can be sent at firstname.lastname@example.org.