James Alga Baker (1899-1957)
Posted By: Eileen Reed
Date: 4/20/2021 at 15:45:15
The Des Moines Tribune
Des Moines, Iowa
Monday, March 11, 1957
Services for James A. Baker, 58, of 3912 Fifty-third st., who died of a heart attack Saturday at his home, will be at 10 a. m. Wednesday at the Dunn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Eagle Grove.
Mr. Baker, an inspector at the Solar Aircraft Co., lived in Eagle Grove 31 years before moving to Des Moines seven years ago. He was a member of Rebekah Lodge 7, at Sioux Falls S. D.
He is survived by his widow Mabel A.; a son, Robert, of Des Moines; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Nervig of Boulder, Colo.; two brothers, Marion of Eagle Grove and Irvin, address unknown; his mother, Mrs. Emma Baker of Des Moines, and six grandchildren.
The Eagle Grove Eagle
Eagle Grove, Iowa
Thursday, March 14, 1957
Graveside services for James A. Baker, 57, of Des Moines were held here Wednesday afternoon.
Rev. Kenneth Torvik had charge and burial was in Rose Hill cemetery.
Mr. Baker died suddenly at his Des Moines home while watching the state girls’ basketball tournament on TV.
Mr. Baker a former Eagle Grove resident is survived by his wife and son, Robert, his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Nervig of Boulder, Colo., and one brother, Marion of this city.
[Transcriber’s Note: Obituaries transcribed as published. Middle name James Alga Baker was taken from his U. S., World War I Draft Registration Card. James was born January 31, 1899, Eagle Grove, Wright County, Iowa.]
Wright Obituaries maintained by Sarah Thorson Little.
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