Evelyn Ernestine (Roach) Baker

September 23, 1929 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 90)


Brazil, Indiana

Evelyn Ernestine Baker, 90, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 with her family by her side. She was born in Huntington County, Indiana on September 23, 1929 to the late Jesse and Jessie (Chambers) Roach. Evelyn graduated from Troy-Luckey High School, later from the Methodist Hospital Nursing School and married William Edward Baker on February 3, 1951. 

She worked at the Freeman-Greene County Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, Union Hospital, and eventually she retired from AP&S Clinic. Evelyn was a member of the Seelyville United Methodist Church, where she was very active in many groups including the Crafty Quilters. In her free time she enjoyed quilting, and spending time with her family, especially the grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Lorraine York.

Survivors Include:

    Husband:    William E. “Buddy” Baker, Terre Haute

    Son:        Ronald (Emily) Baker, Venice, Florida

    Daughters:    Diana Warren, Terre Haute, Indiana

            Anita (Rich) Stewart, Terre Haute, Indiana

    Grandchildren: Shawn (Tami) Hayes, Jeremy (Adrienne) Hayes, Mark (Kati) Baker, Ryan (Arin) Alabaugh, Terriann (Nathan) Baker, Kaly (Derek) Wolfe

    Eleven Great Grandchildren

A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be held at a later date. Moore Funeral Home in Brazil was entrusted with her cremation arrangements. 

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