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Lowell Milbern Baker
Lowell Milbern BakerHereford CattleLowell Milbern Baker, 93 of rural West Mansfield, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Memorial Gables in Marysville.

He was born June 5, 1924 in Union County to the late Milbern A. and Margaret G. (Bonham) Baker. He was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Lowell Baker.

On December 22, 1960 he married the former Patricia Fields and she survives.  He is also survived by a son, Alan (Michele) Baker, Dublin; and two granddaughters, Allison Baker, Bowling Green; and Madison Baker, Toledo.

He was a member of the York Center United Methodist Church and had served on the board of directors for Union Rural Electric.

Lowell was a lifelong farmer. Though he raised hogs, sheep, chickens and rabbits at various times, he was primarily a cattleman. Hereford cattle were his favorite and he was commonly found tending to his cattle.

He survived a cerebral aneurysm following the blizzard of 1978 which paralyzed his right side and impaired his speech. He worked hard to rehabilitate and was eventually able to drive his truck and tractor on the family farm.

He was a devoted sports fan and played basketball in high school. After traveling to Detroit to see the Tigers play baseball in his youth, he became a lifelong Tigers fan and looked forward to next game. He enjoyed watching the OSU buckeyes play basketball and football.

Lowell’s final days were spent at Memorial Gables where he received wonderful care from the Gables staff and Loving Care Hospice.

Funeral services will be Monday, August 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood with Pastor Jeff Waeger officiating.  Burial will follow in Byhalia Cemetery.  Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm at the funeral home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to Loving Care Hospice, P. O. Box 613, Marysville, OH  43040.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Ron & Lavone Eastman
Mt. Victory, Ohio
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 3:38 PM

May the Peace of God be with you all.

#2 from: Karen Dill Thompson
Hocking Hills
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 6:05 PM

Dear Pat sending deepest sympathy to you and family on Lowells passing. I must say he was quite a man to fight back from his health problem and still live such a long life. Certainly made of good stock! Sincerely Karen (Dill) Thompson

#3 from: Sondra Sheares Crosswhite
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 6:13 PM

Many years ago.
My condolences on your loss.
I do miss Byhalia and all of the good people.
peace be with you,
Sonnie Sheares Crosswhite

#4 from: Traci Hoffman
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 9:19 PM

Alan, I'm so very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Thinking of you and your family. God bless

#5 from: Sue (Waugh) Wright
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 8:55 AM

So sorry for your loss.

#6 from: Carola McMahan
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 4:18 PM

Pat, so  sorry  to hear of Lowell's death.  Prayers are with you at this time.

#7 from: Bill & Vicky D'Onofrio
Dublin, Ohio
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 7:20 PM

Dear Pat and family,

Vicky and I send our sincere sorrow and prays for your loss. We never had the pleasure of meeting Lowell, but are impressed by the long and fruitful life he lived. May he Rest In Peace.

Bill & Vicky D'Onofrio

#8 from: Greg Haughn
Richwood, Oh.
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 7:24 PM

Dear Pat & Alan,

Sorry to hear of Lowell's death. My, you've has quite a year. You gave him such wonderful care all those years & know you did everything possible. My thoughts & prayers are with you both.

#9 from: Ted and Susie Kavanagh
Richwood, OH
Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 1:08 PM

Pat, Alan and family,
Sincere sympathy to all of you at this difficult time. May God surround you with his love and give you comfort in the days ahead.

#10 from: Mary Howell
Marion, Ohio
Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 6:24 PM

Pat, I was so sorry to hear of Lowell's passing.  
I pray for you and your family to have comfort in knowing that he's without pain and with our Lord. Keeping you in prayer. Mary Howell

#11 from: Lewis Baker
Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 6:50 PM

Pat:  So sorry to hear of Lowell's passing,  I have many fond memories of him.  I am so glad I got to see him when we were last in Ohio. You have been an angel for the past several years.  Thank you for caring for him. My thoughts are with you.        Lew

#12 from: Pam Jerew Simpi
220 Grove st
Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 10:10 PM

Dear Pat I'm sorry for your lose heart felt prayers I'm sending your way

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