Piqua Daily Call

Monday, January 6, 2003


William D. Baker, 87, of 412 Westview Drive, Piqua, died at 3:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003 in the Upper Valley Medical Center.  He was born in Tipp City on Aug. 24, 1915 to the late William Wayne and Lulu Fosnight Baker.  He married Esther Snyder on Oct. 15, 1938 in Piqua; she preceded him in death on June 1, 1985.  He married Norma Jean Tobias on July 10, 1986 in Rapid City, S.D., and she survives. Other survivors include two sons, William Kent Baker of Lewisburg, Stephen Dorrence Baker of Piqua; one daughter, Diana Mohler of Piqua; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Pauline Kelly of Tipp City, and Claudene Fogle of Englewood. Mr. Baker retired in 1977 from the former Aerovent Fan Co. of  Piqua, was a 1947 graduate of Piqua Central High School, and attended college for two years. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Highland Cemetery, Covington with the Rev. Frank J. Sapp Sr. officiating.  Arrangements are being handled through the Jamieson and Yannucci Funeral Home.  Condolences to the family may also be expressed through www.jamiesonandyannucci.com

Provided by Roger A. Hopkins

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