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May 17, 2013

James A. Baker

TERRE HAUTE — James A. Baker, 90, of Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Springhill Village. He was born June 26, 1922, in Linton, to George Baker and Clemie (Wilcoxon) Baker. James had various jobs during his life, including; Terre Haute Brewery, Wholesome Bakery, General Housewares, assistant manager at Eastside Drive-In, Apple House and parking lot attendant at Terre Haute First.

He is survived by two daughters, Jackie Silver and husband Steve of Terre Haute, and Kim LaVallie and husband Rick of Terre Haute; four grandchildren, Yuana Wright and husband Danny of Terre Haute, Brent Silver of Terre Haute, Angela LaVallie of Kansas, and Eric LaVallie and wife Carrie of Terre Haute; four great-grandchildren, Myra Wright, Russell Wright, Tim Davis LaVallie, and Brayden Silver; one great-great-grandson, Bentelee Wright; and a sister, Kate Liehr of Terre Haute.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane Baker, whom he married Nov. 7, 1942, she died in February 2005; three sisters, Ivy, Cecil, and Pearl; and a brother, Bob.

James was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, was active in St. Mark’s United Church of Christ, Maryland Community Church and Union Christian Church. The loves of his life were his wife and family. He loved to grow beautiful roses and give them away at church and work. He also enjoyed lighthouses.

Visitation will be Sunday, May 19, 2013. from 4 to 8 p.m., in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive. Funeral services will be Monday, May 20, 2013, at 10 a.m., with Mark Grayless officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, with military honors provided by Lawton-Byrum Post 972 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Online condolences may be left at:

 www.debaunfuneral

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