Warren Baker Obituary

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Warren Wayne Baker

(Warren Baker)
October 17, 1920 - October 31, 2011
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Warren Wayne Baker passed away peacefully on October 31. He was 91 years old and a Downey resident for 63 years. Born in Argenta IL, his parents moved to Huntington Park CA with his 2 brothers and sister when he was 3 years old. He is survived by his wife Virginia, daughters Sharon(Michael)Brooks, Linda Harms and son Mark(Stephanie)Baker, 4 grandchildren - Lisa Harms, Brian Grubb, Kevin & Cassie Baker and 3 great-granddaughters-Ashton, Alyssa and Jewel Grubb. He was predeceased by his brothers, Stoy and Ora, sister Martha and son-in-law, Jerry Harms. Warren and Virginia celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2011. ...
Warren Wayne Baker passed away peacefully on October 31. He was 91 years old and a Downey resident for 63 years.

Born in Argenta IL, his parents moved to Huntington Park CA with his 2 brothers and sister when he was 3 years old.

He is survived by his wife Virginia, daughters Sharon(Michael)Brooks, Linda Harms and son Mark(Stephanie)Baker, 4 grandchildren - Lisa Harms, Brian Grubb, Kevin & Cassie Baker and 3 great-granddaughters-Ashton, Alyssa and Jewel Grubb. He was predeceased by his brothers, Stoy and Ora, sister Martha and son-in-law, Jerry Harms.

Warren and Virginia celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2011. They grew up together in Huntington Park CA on the same street, attended elementary through high school together and were high school sweethearts. They eloped to Las Vegas NV in 1941.

Warren served as Chief Petty Officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga during World War II. After returning from the service he continued his career at the Huntington Park Ca Post Office, where he retired in 1990 as Postmaster.

Private graveside services were held on November 4, 2011.

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November 3, 2011
"A great friend who will be missed. With deepest sympathy" -Dave Danon
(Manhattan Beach, CA)

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