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Evelyn A. Baker
Evelyn A. BakerOWUEvelyn A. Baker, 89 of Richwood, died peacefully Sunday afternoon November 11, 2018 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville.

She was born October 19, 1929 on the family farm on Somerlot-Hoffman Rd. in Marion County to the late Carl and Hazel (Garrett) Somerlot, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Baker, they were married September 5, 1948 at the Richwood First United Methodist Church and he died August 16, 2007, she was also preceded in death by her siblings: Irene Augentstein, Iva Fetter, Lowell, Paul, Raymond, Otis and Alvin Somerlot.

Evelyn was a 1947 graduate of the Richwood High School. She was retired from the Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, where she was a secretary for the V.P. in Business Affairs. Former member of the St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Prospect and currently attending the Rush Creek (Essex) United Methodist Church. Member of the Richwood Civic Center, where she greatly enjoyed the Bingo and Euchre. She also belonged to the book club at the Richwood Library.

Evelyn loved O.S.U. menís and womenís basketball, she was also an avid golfer, having had a hole in one at #8 at Kings Mill golf course. Along with her family and many friends, she loved to go boating and fishing, many wonderful weekends were spent at Bass Haven on Lake Erie. Evelyn stayed true to her beliefs, being a democrat in a republican dominated family. She stayed close to and enjoyed her many friends over the years.

Surviving are her children: Barbara (Bob) Williams, Richwood, Rosemary (Edgar) Bell, Delaware and Bruce (Sonni) Baker, Prospect.
Grandchildren: Anne (Doug) Park, Kathleen (Kayne) Kirby, Clint (Deborah Filby) Bell, Adam (Nikki Wandling) Bell, Lori Lee (Christopher) Meyer, Michael (Nichole Englund) Baker, Kurt (Sujood Kittaneh) Baker, and Diana (Cory) Valentine.
Great grandchildren: Aubrey and Brenna Baker, Gabriella and Graeme Valentine, Carter and Chloe Park, Mallory and Grant Kirby, Cody and Mackensie Bell, Rachel Bartly, A.J.(Bella) and Joshua Bell, Austin and Scarlett Bell and Lyla Meyer
One great great granddaughter Elena Bell

Funeral services will be held Friday November 16, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood, Pastor Joseph Rhea will officiate, burial will follow in the Claibourne Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4-7 pm at the funeral home in Richwood.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to Memorial Gables for the compassion and care she received while a resident there.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Activity Fund at the Memorial Gables 390 Gables Dr. Marysville, Ohio 43040

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

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#1 from: Tonya Davis Payne
Delaware, Ohio
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 1:44 PM

Dear Barbara and family, It is so hard to lose a loved one.  I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She was a wonderful mother and friend to many.  Hold fast to the beautiful memories you shared with her, and count on your faith and friends to help you get through the tough times. Thinking of you and sending you love, Tonya

#2 from: kathie pfister
deland florida
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 1:53 PM

I am so sorry to hear of Evelyns passing. Losing your mother is so very hard. Hang on to the memories. Hugs to you all

#3 from: Gail DeGood-Guy and Tom Guy
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:12 PM

Dearest Barb and family.  We are so sorry for your loss of your mom.   May God watch over you all during this most difficult time.  

#4 from: Becky Jacobs Rynders
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:12 PM

Bruce, Barbara,Rosemary and families
Thoughts and prayers are with you.  Your sweet Mom was a bright star in everyone's life. Keep the memories alive.
Love Ya all
Becky Jacobs Rynders - Sonni's Aunt

#5 from: Sue (Waugh) Wright
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Sorry for your mother's death.  Lots of years lived created lots of memories.  May those memories comfort you.

#6 from: Janet Williams
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:39 PM

I am so sorry to hear this. Evelyn was such a beautiful person.

#7 from: Peggy McNeal Hall
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:50 PM

So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the family

#8 from: Marla Sager
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:04 PM

Bruce, Sonni and Family
 I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be thinking about all of you.

#9 from: Teresa Rockenbaugh
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:08 PM

Evelyn was always a joy to be around. Her smile would light up the room. She will be missed!  Prayers and God's healing for all her family!

#10 from: Frank shamblin
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:10 PM

Sorry for your loss.

#11 from: Terry and Barb Kemp
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:48 PM

Dear Barb, Rosemary, Bruce and families.  So sorry to hear of your Moms passing on today.  I always loved coming to your house growing up just to see your Mom and Dad, and to chase Bruce a little bit.  It was always so much fun and then thru the years I always enjoyed running into them and talking about  all the fun we had at their house.  Such a Special couple that always held a Special place in my heart.  I am sending you all hugs and love at this difficult time.  

#12 from: Phyllis Cramer
Deerfield Beach, Fl
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:58 PM

Bruce, Barbara, and Rosemary, I am so sorry that you have lost your mother. Evelyn was such a nice person and I always enjoyed her company. Our deepest sympathy, Phyllis, Kathy and Keith

#13 from: Larry Davis
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 4:22 PM

So sorry to hear of your loss of your mother. she was a very special Lady

#14 from: Bob Haring-Kaye
Ohio Wesleyan University
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Very sorry for your loss.  Praying for your entire family.

#15 from: Traci Hoffman
West Mansfield
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM

I'm so sorry to hear of my dear Evelyn's passing. Loved to have her come in tha salon every week. Have missed her dearly. Last time I stopped in to see her she was beautiful as ever. Please know the family is in my thoughts and prayers.

#16 from: Elaine Chun & Bob Harmon
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 5:32 PM

Please accept our deepest condolences during this time of loss.

#17 from: Dr. and Mrs. Stephen (Maureen) Meyer
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 5:56 PM

We were so sorry to hear about your loss.
Our prayers are with the family.

#18 from: Russ and Terri Sivey
Delaware, Ohio
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:08 PM

So saddened to hear of Evelynís passing. She was one of our favorite people to be around. Always cheerful and smiling. Our sincere sympathy. May God comfort you as you walk these difficult days.

#19 from: Pam McCloud Endsley
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:26 PM

Rosemary and Family:  I remember your mom fondly from our high school days. She was a lovely lady. May Gods love and your memories comfort you during this difficult time. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

#20 from: Pat Kyle Beatley
Russell's Point
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:54 PM

I am saddened to hear of the loss of Evelyn.  She was such a sweet, loving person and a friend to many.  She will be missed by many.  My sympathy goes out to all of her family.

#21 from: Dave and Deb (Tevis) Clayton
Marion, Oh
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 10:11 PM

Barb, Rosemary, Bruce and extended families:
We remember Evelyn as a truly classy lady who always smiled. She has left behind a legacy of loving children, grandchildren, etc. May she be blessed in heaven and free from pain. Sending prayers during this time to comfort family, friends and my cousin Sonni.
Dave & Deb (Tevis) Clayton

#22 from: Sue Byers
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:03 PM

Barb and Rosie, You are in my prayers! Your mother was a wonderful woman! She will be missed!

#23 from: Tom Heizer
West Mansfield
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 4:17 AM

So sorry for your loss  

#24 from: Jerry Moore
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:34 AM

So sorry for your loss.She was a sweet woman.

#25 from: Barbara Andereck
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:51 AM

Evelyn was such a beautiful and gracious women, who clearly raised her daughters to be the same.  I still remember how welcoming she was my first day at OWU.  Barb and Rosie, continue to emulate your mother and her character will live on.  Blessings on all the Bakers.

#26 from: Colleen Fiant
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:07 AM

Barb and family....your Mom was such a special lady...you are special just like her..

Praying for your family..

Linn and Colleen

#27 from: Marty Chan
1040 Jumper R, Delaware
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:28 AM

Fond memories of working with your Momma back in the late 70's  a very pleasant lady , she gave heart and soul to the OWU community, and to the community in which she lived. Many blessings to the family, keep your memories close to your heart !!  Marty Chan OWU Bookstore

#28 from: Tim and Lisa Sheehan
Richwood Pharmacy
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 12:09 PM

So very sorry to hear of Evelyn's passing. She was such a wonderful lady and we will miss her. The Lord got a beautiful angel!

#29 from: Patria Hoskins
Gahanna, Ohio
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 4:05 PM

I am sorry to hear about Evelyn's passing. †Evelyn was such a wonderful, delightful lady. I loved her contageous laughter and the enthusiastic manner in which she spoke. I can just hear her voice.
I will miss her..sister in book club, Patria

#30 from: Carolyn Henderson
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:30 PM

Such a beautiful, classy lady. She always was dressed nicely and made up,even just to shop for groceries. She will be missed

#31 from: Don & Peggy Hays
West Mansfield, Ohio
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:41 PM

Evelyn holds a very special place in my heart.  We rode to work together for many years and have many fond memories of our car pool.  Many different people were included from time to time, but Evelyn was the mainstay.  She will certainly be missed!

#32 from: leo     karen baker
marysville ohio
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:09 AM

so sorry for your loss your family is in our prayers. if you need anything just let us know. leo and karen baker

#33 from: Mary Jean Roach
Delawaare, Ohio
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 12:20 PM

Barb and Rosie: So sorry to read of your Mother's passing.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

#34 from: Leo and Karen Baker
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:10 PM

Leo and I are very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. We greatly loved talking to her at Gables. She was such a beautiful lady. God Bless...

#35 from: Carol Markey
2886 Scenic Dr., Marion, OH  43302
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:37 PM

Evelyn was a member of Mar-O-Del G.C. Ladies Golf Assn.-an officer, avid fun golfer with enthusiasm,
kindness and love. One season's end event her creative "hat" won 1st place-simply beautiful! We
appreciated her friendship and good memories, and we wish You, The Family peace, heartfelt love and good memories. Frank & Carol Markey, Past MOD G.C.

#36 from: Rita Lou and Fred Parker
†10484 Hoskins Rd.  Richwood OH
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 3:49 PM

Our sincere sympathy to Evelyn's children Barbara, Rosemary, and Bruce and their families.  Always remember the special times together.

#37 from: Jan Haynes
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 3:57 PM

Sincere sympathy to you and your family upon the loss of your dear mother.

#38 from: TOMIA LOWE
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 6:39 PM



Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:05 AM

To the family of Evelyn,  Richard and I so enjoyed knowing Evelyn.  She was a sweetheart.  We played euchre with her at the Civic Center for a long time.  She loved playing and visiting as we did.  I remember Evelyn from her high school days when she was a cute little cheerleader.  I was probably in Junior High then and remember her so well.  She ceertainly loved all of you so much and was proud of each of you.  You have our heartfelt sympathy.  Doris Griffith

#40 from: Judy Nickel
118 S. Clinton St. Richwood, Oh 43344
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 9:13 PM

To all the family of Evelyn Baker,  May God wrap His loving arms around each and everyone who loved Evelyn so very much and give you comfort, love, peace, calmness, and understanding!  Evelyn was such a wonderful person!  May God bless each and everyone of you!

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