TRI-CITY TIMES (Sherwood), January 9, 1969
Helene J. Baker, 67, died in the Newberg Community
Hospital on Jan. 2 following a brief period of
Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 7 in Attrell's
Sherwood Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Otis Harden,
pastor of the United Methodist Church is Sherwood,
officiating. Vault interment was at the Pleasant
Hill Cemetery near Sherwood.
Mrs. Baker, Rt 2 Box 255, Sherwood, was born March
25, 1901 in Spokane, Wash., the daughter of Grant
Choate and the former Verna Ward. She graduated
from high school in Spokane and was married to Roy
E. Baker in Vancouver, Wash., on Feb. 19, 1921.
Mrs. Baker lived in Portland following her marriage
moving to Salem for a few years. In 1930 the Bakers
moved to their present address, Rt 2 Box 255,
between Sherwood and Wilsonville. She was a member
of the Sherwood American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband, Roy E. Baker, and
children Mrs. Verna Reddekopp of Pacific City; and
Dale E Baker, Sherwood. There are seven
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Participating in the funeral services were Genevieve
Schamburg, organist; Hilma Gaarde, soloist; Ken
Blenkinsop, Lloyd Jones, Jim Little, Earl Norgard,
Ernest Glade and Joe Galbreath. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Sherwood First
United Methodist Church building fund.