News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 12, 2013

Catherine Helen ‘Katie’ Baker


CLINTON — CLINTON — Catherine Helen “Katie” Baker, 95, of Clinton, and formerly of Rosedale and Terre Haute, died at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Clinton Gardens. She was a hairdresser and retired from the former Wabash Valley News Agency of Terre Haute. She was born March 2, 1918, in Bridgeton, to the late Frank M. Miller and Hettie Barnes Miller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Baker, on Dec. 29, 1986. Survivors include her daughter, Judy (Steve) Shank of West Terre Haute; one granddaughter, Kristi Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Hunter Johnson and Landon Munday. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Miller and Max Miller; and a grandson, Brandon Mundy.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 N. Main St., in Rosedale. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery, Rosedale. Visitation is 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may sign on online guest register at: