Annie Dommel Baker - Mrs. John Baker, West Spring Street, Dies today after a lingering illness

Mrs Annie M Baker, widow of the late John Baker a resident of Freeport for many years, passed away at her home, 417 W. Spring street, this morning after a lingering illness. Her death resulted from a heart affection (sp that way in paper). She spent the greater part of her life in Freeport and had a wide circle of friends.  Annie Dommel was born in Germany 69 years ago, came to America when a child, the family settling in Freeport, and had resided here ever since. She was united in marriage to John Baker about 50 years ago. The latter passed away in 1922. She leaves to mourn her passing two children, Bert Baker, Freeport; Mrs Wells Shippee, Lena; adopted son, Harry Baker, New York. The following grandchildren survive: Martha Raymer, who had made her home with her grandmother, John Baker Jr, Ruby Baker, Bert Baker, Jr, Fay Shippee. One brother; Henry Dommel, and a sister, Mrs Charles Darling⁄Loring?? reside in Freeport.Funeral services will be conducted from the late home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Rev Frank Brandfellner, pastor of Trinity Evangelical Church, will conduct the services and burial will be made in the city cemetery.Freeport Journal Standard Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois August 6, 1929 Tuesday pg 6 col 5. Submitted by: Dem Bones on Wed, 17 July 2002

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