Elizabeth was born in Washburn, ND on November 17th, 1915 to Jacob and Lizzie Bauer. She married John Baker in 1931 and they moved to The Dalles, OR in 1932. In 1943 they moved to Portland,OR. Elizabeth worked for the railroad and ESCO for a brief time, then for Grigsby Bros. paper boxmanufacturers for almost 30 years. She and her husband were members of the Little Guys & Dolls, and loved to entertain. They often had picnics, parties and Bunco games at her home. After her husband's death, she joined the Ladies Auxillary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was a member for over 15 years. She loved to dance with her long time friend and partner Alex Hoff. Elizabeth was preceeded in death by her husband John, and her friend Alex. She is survived by her son, Clarence Baker of Tigard, OR; her daughter, Eunice Hooker of Portland; 2 brothers, Gotlieb and Dan Bauer of North Dakota; a sister, Edith Walcker of Milwaukie, OR many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.