Saturday, August 4th, 2007
Lela Mae Baker, 89, formerly of Coldwater, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born May 13, 1918, in Coldwater, to Benjamin and Martha Snider Baker.
A sister and brother-in-law, Rose Marie and Willard York, are deceased.
She had worked 14 years as a secretary for the Mercer County Board of Commissioners, Speicher Brothers Manufacturing and Reynolds & Reynolds, all of Celina. She donated the ground for the Baker Woods State Preserve in Butler Township and still owned the Baker family farm.
She was a Celina High School graduate and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, the former Celina Business and Professional Women's Club, College/Community Arts Club and the ARS Nova Club.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church or State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.
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