Evelyn M. Baker, 98

Share this obituary

Evelyn M. Baker

Evelyn M. Baker, 98, formerly of East Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 in the Carroll Golden Age Retreat.  

She was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Augusta to Ralph and Jessie (Ward) Sheckler. She was a homemaker and worked in the payroll department at the Timken Co. She is a member of the Minerva First Christian Church and the Loyal Men and Women’s Sunday School Class. She graduated from Augusta High School as Valedictorian in 1943. 

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Verne Bowman in 1968 and Ira Baker in 2011, son, Edward Baker, sister, Helen Pitts and a brother, Ward Sheckler.  She is survived by 2 daughters, Mary Ann (James) Brown of Mechanicstown, Linda Bennington of Carrollton, 4 sons, Brad (Regena) Bowman of East Rochester, Bob (Crystal) Bowman of Mechanicstown, John (Evelyn) Baker of Carrollton, Richard (Darcy) Baker of Carrollton, 21 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and her long time friend, Barb Edwards of Minerva.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Augusta Cemetery with Mr. Jason Jackson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Minerva First Christian Church.  Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

Leave a Comment

Sign up for our Newsletter

Interested in a monthl roundup of stories? Enter your email to be added to our mailing list.

Skip to content