Miami Union

December 28, 1911

BAKER, COLUMBUS - Lookout--Columbus Baker died suddenly at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec 24, death being due to leakage of the heart.  He had complained some for several days but did his evening chores as usual.  Just before his death he was sitting in front of the base burner fixing the fire.  But for the timely arrival of his son Nathan only his wife would have been present when he expired.  He was 79 years of age.  In 1855 he was married to Mary A. Wells who together with three sons, one daughter, two sisters and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive him.  The funeral services were held at Charity Chapel church at 11 a.m. Wednesday and were conducted by Rev. L. W. Ryan.  Interment was made a Plattsville cemetery his six grandsons acting as pall bearers.

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