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Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 8/15/2017 at 22:56:52

In Response To: Marriage (Warren Carney)

Cedar Rapids Gazette -- Iowa
May 19, 1975

Leonard L. Baker, 59, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Born Jan. 26, 1916, in Garrison, he was married to Juanita Porter Feb. 8, 1945, in Hannibal, Mo. A Cedar Rapids resident the last 20 years, he was a harness race­ horse owner, trainer and driver at East Moline Downs; a veteran of World War II, and a member of Amvets post 50, the U.S. Trotting Assn. and the Illinois Harness Racing Assn.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Charles Langton, Cedar Rapids, and Mrs. Darrell Davis, Richardson, Texas; four sons, Warren Carney, Fort Lewis, Wash.; Thomas L. Carney and Leonard L. Baker II, both of Cedar Rapids, and John E. Baker, Davenport; 15 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Prosper DeWulf and Mrs. Gayle Dew, both of Cedar Rapids, and a brother, Raymond Baker, Dysart.

Services: 1:30 Wednesday at Kuba funeral home east by the Rev. Charles Mehaffey. Burial Linwood. Military graveside services by Amvet post 350. Friends may call at Kuba’s east after 7 pm Monday.


Juanita H. Baker, 72, formerly of Lisbon and Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, April 4, 1995, in Mercy Medical Center after a long illness. Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today.
The Rev. Charles Mehaffey will officiate. Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include two daughters, Beatrice Davis of Richardson, Texas, and De­bra Langton of Ely; four sons, Warren Carney of Way­nesville, Mo., Thomas Carney of Las Vegas, John Baker of Hampton, Ill., and Leonard Baker of Lisbon; a sister, Virginia Cavins, and a brother, Harry Porter, both of Wisconsin. Also surviving are 26 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, War­ren and Leonard, her parents, a sister and a brother.

Born Aug. 7, 1922, in Hannibal, Mo., to Harry and Edna Brimm Porter, she married Warren Carney. He died in World War II. She then married Leonard Baker on Feb. 7, 1946. He died May 17, 1975. Juanita was a retired cook and worked at the Safari Restaurant and Broken Drum. She enjoyed her flowers and working in the garden.

Cedar Rapids Gazette -- Iowa
April 6, 1995


Cedar Rapids Gazette -- Iowa
March 19, 1942

Leonard Baker of Vinton and Lavonna Glik of Mt. Auburn, were married by Justice of the Peace Howard R. Churchill Thursday.

Cedar Rapids Gazette -- Iowa
September 28, 1944

Vinton Man Arrested
Leonard Baker, 28, of Vinton, was arrested by Harlan Snyder, deputy sheriff, Thursday morning on a charge of desertion and
abandonment of minor children. Baker was taken to Linn county jail.

Cedar Rapids Gazette -- Iowa
March 29, 1945

Leonard L. Baker from LaVonne E. Baker


Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Baker who were married three weeks ago, this week announced their marriage. The bride, Marilyn Hubner, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Barkdoll of Garrison. Leonard Baker is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Baker of Vinton.

Cedar Valley Daily Times -- Vinton, Iowa
Tuesday, July 27, 1937

Marriage - 10 July 1937 in Waterloo, Iowa

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